Clinton Needs 71 Delegates More to Clinch Democratic Party Nomination to Contest US Presidency

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Somalilandsun- It takes 2,383 delegates to win the Democratic nomination for US president. Where the race for those delegates stands, based on an Associated Press count:

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PLEDGED DELEGATES

These are the delegates won in primaries and caucuses. At the party’s national convention, these delegates must vote for the candidate who won them.

Democratic Party delegates tracker 2016Hillary Clinton: 1,769

Bernie Sanders: 1,501

SUPERDELEGATES

These are elected and party officials who automatically attend the convention and can vote for the candidate of their choice. The AP has surveyed these delegates several times and noted their on-the-record endorsements.

These delegates, however, can change their minds.

Sanders is seen as a spoiler for clintonClinton: 543

Sanders: 44

THE TOTAL

Clinton: 2,312

Sanders: 1,545

Clinton needs 71 delegates to reach the 2,383 needed to win.

 

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