Monday, June 6, 2016

Hillary Clinton Clinches Nomination (Unless You Exclude Superdelegates)

Although the campaign of Bernie Sanders (I-VT) might beg to differ, former First Lady, Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (D-NY) has clinched her party's presidential nomination by reaching a delegate count of 2,383.  This number includes pledged delegates and superdelegates.  However, a Sanders spokesman has stated that the superdelegates should not be counted, because they won't vote on the nomination until the Democrat convention.

Read more at The Blaze and The Hill.

If you're wondering what the difference is between a regular delegate and superdelegate, you're not alone.  Fortunately, Briefing 2016, NBC News, CBS News and The Guardian are all happy to explain.

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