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Superdelegates: An Obstacle on the Road to Democratic Elections
  • Nancy Unger, Santa Clara University
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History Departments at The Ohio State University and Miami University
Why’s that? Because the Democratic convention in Denver has the potential to showcase democracy at its best. But if superdelegates choose the candidate without regard to the voters, it will highlight democratic abuses at their worst.Hillary Clinton’s wins in Texas and Ohio have revitalized the possibility that in the tight race for the Democratic nomination, the deciding votes could be cast by the party’s superdelegates. That’s bad for the Democratic party.
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Unger, N. (2008). Superdelegates: An Obstacle on the Road to Democratic Elections. History News Service. Syndication: History News Network and 2 newspapers