Marianne Williamson Drops Out of Democratic Presidential Race
Self-Help Author Marianne Williamson Ends Bid for Democratic Nomination
Marianne Williamson, the self-help author who sought to challenge President Joe Biden for the Democratic presidential nomination, announced her withdrawal from the race on Wednesday night.
Low Traction in New Hampshire Democratic Primary
The 71-year-old had focused much attention on New Hampshire’s Democratic primary on Jan. 23 but only received about 4% support in a vote that Biden won handily despite not being on the ballot.
Previous Run for Democratic Nomination
Williamson had previously run for the Democratic nomination in 2020.
Message from Williamson
“I take your love with me, I take your support with me, and I know that, as with every ending, it’s always a new beginning,” Williamson said in a video posted on X, formerly Twitter.
Remaining Challenger in the Race
Another long-shot Biden challenger, Democratic Representative Dean Phillips of Minnesota, has remained in the race despite limited support.