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For Bernie Bros, The End Is Near…Now 7 Hours From Campaign Armageddon

Bernie Circles The Drain

It’s over, Bernie Bros. If you lose Michigan, your only hope is, well…none. Turn out the lights…the party’s over!

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW | TUESDAY PRIMARIES

  • Six states are holding a primary or caucus on Tuesday, March 10, 2020.
    • Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, and Washington.
    • A combined 352 pledged delegates are awarded tonight.
  • Michigan has the most delegates up for grabs on Tuesday.
    • Bernie Sanders defeated Hillary Clinton in Michigan’s primary four years ago—in a surprise.
  • Michigan Democrats will award 125 pledged delegates.
    • Michigan also is allocated 22 superdelegates.
  • Gretchen Whitmer, the Democratic Governor of Michigan, endorsed Joe Biden ahead of the state’s primary

2020 Democratic delegate rules

  • The Democratic National Convention will be held July 13-16 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • In 2020, there are 4,750 delegates.
    • 3,979 pledged delegates
    • 771 superdelegates
  • To win the Democratic nomination, a presidential candidate must receive support from a majority of the pledged delegates on the firstballot.
    • 1,991 pledged delegates
  • Under the current DNC rules, if the convention is contested and goes to second ballot or more, superdelegates will be able to vote.
    • In this scenario, a candidate must receive majority support from all delegates—more than 2,375 votes.

Pledged delegate count as of today

Joe Biden 635 

Bernie Sanders 558

Lady MacBeth 44

Pete-O-Mania – 26

Bloombust: 24 (ouch)

Kloboloser: 7

Tulsi 2 (seriously, why are you still here)?