After Years Of Complaints, Dems Vote To Change Superdelegate Rules
The proposed changes would bind a majority of superdelegates to their state's primary or caucus results.By Eugene Daniels | July 23, 2016
The pesky Democratic superdelegate system that progressives have been railing against for years is about to be a thing of the past. Sort of.
On Saturday, the Democratic Rules Committee voted 158 to 6 to bind about two-thirds of superdelegates to the results from primaries and caucuses. Elected lawmakers and governors would still be unbound delegates.