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Superdelegate Transparency Project

The Secret Superdelegate War Revealed

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

It was one year ago today that Hillary Clinton announced plans to suspend her campaign for the Democratic nomination, and urged her supporters to unite behind Barack Obama.

Stop Yelling at Hillary to Stand Down and Start Yelling at the Superdelegates to Stand Up

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

It's time for uncommitted superdelegates to stop their dithering, hop off the fence and officially bring this nominating process to an end. Hillary has earned the right to stay in the race until the bitter end. So it's up to the superdelegates to accelerate the bitter end. And it's up to us to pressure them to do exactly that. Read More Hillary Clinton's Defeat: A Historic Triumph The greatest triumph of Clinton's campaign is the example she has set for the next generation. And not just for young women; her dedication, perseverance, and indefatigable drive make her a role model for young men as well. Read More

Hillary's Superdelegates: Weighing Gender Against Momentum

Jennifer Treuting | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jennifer Treuting

Come August, DNC female superdelegates may play the role of king- or queen-maker. Female superdelegates support Clinton over Obama by significant margins and are pledging support at a faster rate than their male counterparts, according to OffTheBus's Superdelegate Investigation.

California Superdelegates: No Brokered Convention

John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Tomasic

In interviews with OffTheBus this past week, California superdelegates undercut media-generated dramatic narratives about how the Democratic nominatio...

Michigan Superdelegates Tense As March 4 Primaries Near

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

Keith Evenhouse, Cheyna Roczykowski, and John Taylor contributed to this report. With some wondering aloud how far a campaign can fall before it hits...

Meet An American Samoa Superdelegate: A Beauty Contest Judge

Elaine Meyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Elaine Meyer

Super-delegates are often portrayed as the ultimate Democratic party insiders, people who hold elected office or have been high-ranking staff on a pol...

Superdelegate Creator Tad Devine Urges Reexamination Of System

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

To help launch the HuffPo's Superdelegate Investigation Project we headed here to talk with the man who had a hand in creating the system, political consultant Tad Devine... and even he thinks now is the time to "take a step back and take another hard look at our nominating process."

Investigating The Superdelegates: Day Two

Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marc Cooper

We intend to track the results of the popular vote district-by-district, the allocation of pledged delegates, how the superdelegates are pledged and eventually how they will vote. There's two ways you can join directly in this effort.

Marc Cooper

Clinton Campaign Cuts Back Wooing of Superdelegates | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With the Democratic presidential race heading toward a possible climax Tuesday as four states including Texas and Ohio conduct their primaries, the la...