Texas Dems Reject Clinton Effort To Delay Caucuses

03/28/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Anna Tinsley McClatchy

Texas Democratic leaders said Monday that they will not delay the March 29 conventions that will help determine how many delegates are awarded to Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama or set up "unnecessary" verification processes to review those who already cast their votes.

Clinton's camp sent a letter Friday asking that the March 29 conventions at the senatorial district or county level -- the next step in the state's hybrid of a primary election and caucus -- be delayed until signatures from the conventions held March 4 could be verified.

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