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Pledges Pushed Hillary Clinton Over the Magic Number

 


The Associated Press projected that Hillary Clinton was the presumptive nominee of the Democratic Party on Monday — a day earlier than she was expected to clinch — because they determined that she won the support of the majority of delegates: 2,383.

How Did She Get There?

Mrs. Clinton went over the top with the support of around 20 additional superdelegates, the officials who represent about 15 percent of the delegates to the Democratic convention. These delegates did not previously commit to Mrs. Clinton, but pledged their support to her in interviews with The A.P.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/07/upshot/how-hillary-clinton-reached-the-magic-number.html?ribbon-ad-idx=3&rref=politics&module=Ribbon&version=context®ion=Header&action=click&contentCollection=Politics&pgtype=article

 

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