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NYers try (and fail) to spell 2020 Democratic presidential candidates' names

We asked New Yorkers in Bryant Park to spell five Democratic presidential candidates' names correctly. The answers were ... interesting.

Aside from the Democratic presidential candidates' having a common political position, they also seem to have another commonality: It's difficult to spell their names. New Yorkers attempt to spell some of the trickiest names in the race. (Credit: Jeff Bachner)

Is it Kirsten Gillibrand or Kristan Jillbrand? Does the mayor spell his last name with an "s" or a "z"?

We asked New Yorkers hanging out in Bryant Park on Wednesday whether they could spell five Democratic presidential candidates' names correctly. The answers were ... interesting.

Watch the video above to find out how the "contestants" did in our Democratic Presidential Candidates Spelling Bee.


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