California Delegates Chosen for DNC
California chose 241 delegates to the DNC today, in accordance with the Feb. 5 primary results.
Hillary: 134 delegates
There are also superdelegates and others:
The delegates at stake in caucuses Sunday represent only a portion of those who will attend the convention from California. Others will include 71 superdelegates, who range from members of Congress to former party leaders, and another group of 129 delegates who will be chosen next month, based on the statewide primary vote tally.
Obama, who had previously scrubbed 900 of his delegates (background here) restored them when faced with an outcry from his supporters.
Most of the cuts—about 900 names—were made by Obama. Clinton's campaign dropped about 50 names from its list of prospective delegates. The names were culled without explanation from the campaign or the state party, leading to a guessing game over why some people were ousted.
Facing a backlash from supporters, Obama's campaign reversed course Thursday and reinstated the names to the ballots. Campaign manager David Plouffe said in a letter to potential delegates, "We are confident that delegates elected from this pool will reflect the senator's commitment to a diverse and unified delegation at the national convention."
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