super delegates

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 7: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives onstage during a primary night rally at the Duggal Greenhouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, June 7, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Clinton has secured enough delegates and commitments from superdelegates to become the …

Rigged: 10 Percent Of Dem Super Delegates Were Lobbyists/Shadow Lobbyists

Super delegates make up about 15 percent of the Democrat delegates who choose the party’s nominee. In 2016 they overwhelming pledged their support early for the eventual nominee Hillary Clinton. That support was reflected in media reports on the contest between Bernie Sanders and Clinton, padding her lead and adding a sense of inevitability to her candidacy.