As I speak the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate’s ” name, the Buttigieg to Gillibrand

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With an already crowded 2020 presidential race, it can be difficult to keep up for the voters, the name of each candidate, as well as their strategies and platforms.

This can name an even more difficult task, given the many people who often flub the pronunciation or spelling of the Democratic candidates’. It is a source of confusion was that some of the candidates and their spouses have taken to social media, or campaigns-clarifying videos.


Here is a brief guide to some of the most often incorrectly pronounced name in the 2020 field — and how it’s called correctly.

Pete Buttigieg (BOOT edge-to-edge)

Pete’s pronounced “Boot-edge-edge is says last name,” his man.

New York Magazine’s The Cut wrote an article in March exclusively on the name of the openly gay Indiana mayor of the presidential candidates can explore running in the year 2020.

Buttigieg is also the selling campaign swag with the label “Boot-Edge-Edge is to make” things easier for the member groups.


Buttigieg man, Chastise, also gave Fans a few options when it comes to the pronunciation of his last name.

“Boat-edge to edge-or Buddha-a judge or a boat-a judge or Buh-tuh-judge,” he wrote in a Dec. 17 tweet, the hundreds of likes.

Julian Castro (Who-lee-AHN Ka-stro)

Castro, the former President, Barack Obama, is the US-housing-in-chief and the former mayor of San Antonio. As the grandson of a Mexican immigrant-and two-bed rooms, the son of a Latina activist, Castro said he is proud to represent the Latino community.


“I’m also very aware, especially now for the Latino community, that it is said to be of a certain importance to my candidacy,” Castro. “We can’t go through the 2020 cycle with no one at this stage, because of what has happened in the last couple of years,” he said in December, when he 2020 exploratory committee started.

He says his first name with a soft Spanish J, which he explained in his memoirs, which he has committed, officially in the College.

As a freshman at Stanford University, Castro said he was shocked when the students were given the pronunciation of his name right on the first try.

“You spoke it with a Spanish J and the emphasis on the a, not ‘JOO-lee-in’, but ‘who-lee-AHN.’ Through the school, I’d be hearing the English-sounding Julian grew up in Mexican-American neighborhoods of San Antonio, and here in California, in a school with people from all over the world, you nailed my name on the first attempt,” he wrote, and noticed that he had a great appreciation for the school’s diversity.

“From now on, I have always referred to me as Julián, never, Julian,” he continued.

Tulsi Gabbard (TUL-see -bard)

Whether you believe it or not, it’s actually a Reddit thread that discusses only the pronunciation of the Hawaii Congressman’s last name.

“I’m a big fan of Tulsi, and in discussion about politics, I often bring her name into the conversation. But, I recently heard that a couple of people pronounce her last name, so how ‘guh-BARD’ instead of ‘GA-bird.’ What is right for Tulsi? I don’t want to look like an idiot here,” a Redditor started the conversation in the last year.

Her name is really pronounced TUL-to see Gab-bard.

Her first name is Hindu and refers to a “Holy-Basil-plant”, says slate.

Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER-sten JILL-uh-brand)

If Gillibrand the New York senator was named in the year 2009, The New York Times wanted to know the residents on how to get to your address.

“There was a hiss G … JILL-uh-brand,” an aide in your Hudson office told the newspaper at the time.

“The vast majority of your constituents call you Kirsten — it was the aide-de-camp is very comfortable,” added. “But you can mess up, the first name that. You can call Kristen.”

According to the publication, many of the employees at the time, Gillibrand called by Keg your initials: “.”

Kamala Harris (KOM-uh-la)

The California senator could make history if she wins the democratic nomination and eventually the White house. You would be the first woman, the first African-American woman, the first Indian American and the first Asian-Americans, according to The Washington Post.

“It is only in the last year or so that they really come in and embraced [it is of Indian origin,” Aziz Haniffa, executive editor of India abroad, the newspaper said in February.

Her Indian first name, Kamala, translated, noted, “lotus flower” Post.

In 2016, Harris is written to help a 20-second video clip, to understand people better, how to say your name correctly.

“People speak my name in many different ways. Let #KidsForKamala show you how to do it,” she tweeted at the time.

Amy Klobuchar (Amy KLO-Busch-ar)

As slate points out, the beginning of the Minnesota senator, the name rhymes with “bubbles”.

“The” ch ” is pronounced like an ‘sh.’ And in Minnesotan, the ‘bush’ is really fast,” the twin cities pioneer-press, said in a February article add, that it is Slovenian.

Beto O’rourke (BET-o-o-RORK)

September was considered to 2018 YouTube video with the title “As I am talking about Beto O’rourke”, almost 60,000 times. The Houston Chronicle even wrote an opinion piece on “How I speak ‘Beto'”, the time.

“You emphasize the first syllable, which is pronounced ‘beh’ as in meh, or heh. There is no ‘y’ or ‘i’ sound at the end, ‘e,'” the author is Juan Ramón Palomo else in the piece.

Robert, the Texas born representative says his nickname is “Beto” is in the Spanish community.

“From the first day in El Paso … If you Robert … your community is called ‘Beto’,” are born that way, he said during a CNN town hall in Texas in October.

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