“Unbound delegates,” “unpledged delegates,” “superdelegate” – these are the names by which certain players in the primary election process go. This group helps nominate the presidential candidates for the Republican and Democratic parties.
Unlike other delegates (covered here), these folks’ votes at the party conventions this summer are not necessarily based upon how the public voted in their states’ primary or caucuses.
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