The first of two Democratic debates in the 2020 presidential race happened on Wednesday, sparking questions and search queries across the country. GoogleTrends kept up with what America was searching and tweeted out its most interesting trends.
Sen. Cory Booker, of New Jersey, ended up being the most searched candidate after the debate.
These US maps show the most searched Democratic candidate in each state before and after the debate.
Julian Castro, former secretary of US Housing and Urban Development, surged in search interest after the debate started.
Searches for Spanish to English translation climbed as three candidates — former HUD Secretary Julian Castro, Sen. Cory Booker, and former Rep. Beto O'Rourke — responded to debate questions in Spanish.
This data visualization shows how the candidates stacked up in search interest throughout the debate.