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Why I’m Saying Goodbye and Good Riddance to the Sanders Campaign

In Uncategorized on June 19, 2016 at 4:52 am

Thoughtful post about the journey to change and the transition from Bernie to Hillary. Read it all. You might learn something — and get inspired to take action.

This wouldn't all fit in my journal

First of all, it has nothing to do with Bernie himself. I still believe with all of my heart that he is the best candidate by miles. But today, I volunteered at the Missouri Democratic Convention, and every bit of unease I had before about voting for Hillary vanished. Here is why.

Let me start by explaining how the complicated delegate system works. Initially, before any voting is done, each congressional district in the state has a certain number of pledged delegates up for grabs. At the primaries, each candidate is awarded a certain portion of those delegates based on what percentage of the vote they got. Next, those who voted in the primary can run to fill one of these pledged delegate seats from their district at their District Convention. Pledged delegates go to the national convention to represent their candidate and cannot change their vote. If you…

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