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Who the Delegates Are

August 14, 2000

A look at the Democratic delegates

DELEGATES

White: 66%

Black: 20%

Latino: 10%

Asian: 3%

Native American: 1%

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U.S. POPULATION

White: 71.4

Black: 12.2%

Latino: 11.8%

Asian: 3.9

Native American: 0.7%

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CALIFORNIA DELEGATES

White: 47%

Black: 16%

Latino: 26%

Asian: 9%

Native American: 2%

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CALIFORNIA POPULATION

White: 50.3%

Black: 6.8%

Latino: 30.8%

Asian: 11.5%

Native American: 0.6%

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Gore2000 campaign, Los Angeles Times Poll based on information provided by Democratic National Committee and California Democratic Party

What They Do

Among the more than 4,000 delegates to this year's Democratic National Convention:

7% are educators

10% are lawyers

23% are union workers

9% are retired

15% are over 65

Average age: 51

Oldest: Alma Osborne, 88, New York delegation.

Youngest: Thomas Santaniello, 17, South Carolina delegation.

AMONG THE DELEGATES:

Jimmy Carter, former U.S. president

Walter F. Mondale, former U.S. vice president

Dolores Huerta, first vice president and co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America.

Compiled by MALOY MOORE, NONA YATES and ROGER RICHARDSON / Los Angeles Times

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