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LiberalFighter

(50,064 posts)
Wed Apr 27, 2016, 02:31 PM Apr 2016

Data worth knowing

States Won
Closed Primaries -- Clinton: 9 -- Sanders: 0
Open Primaries -- Clinton: 9 -- Sanders: 3
Modified Primaries -- Clinton: 3 -- Sanders: 3

Closed Caucuses -- Clinton: 3 -- Sanders: 5
Open Caucuses -- Clinton: 1 -- Sanders: 4

Electoral Votes
All States Allocated -- Clinton: 312 -- Sanders: 97
States Obama 2008 -- Clinton: 188 -- Sanders: 71

Automatic [Super] Delegates
Allocated Winner Take All State -- Clinton: 374 -- Sanders: 143
Current -- Clinton: 483 -- Sanders: 40 -- O'Malley: 1

Delegates (Subject to Official Results Submitted)
Pledged -- Clinton: 1664 -- Sanders: 1371
All Delegates -- Clinton: 2147 -- Sanders: 1411

Pledged Needed -- Clinton: 362 (35.6%) -- Sanders: 655 (64.5%)
All Needed -- Clinton: 236 (9.9%) -- Sanders: 972 (40.8%)

The official number of delegates if all delegates are living and show up at the convention is 4,765. The nominee needs to receive a majority of all delegates which are Pledged and Automatic combined. It takes 2,383 to reach the majority. It can be any combination of both Pledged and Automatic. It is not 2,383 of just Pledged delegates as the opposition try to argue.


States with higher turnout than 2008
Illinois -- 2008: 2,038,614 --- 2016: 2,039,049 -- Increase of 435 votes.
Michigan* -- 2008: 594,398 --- 2016: 1,169,075 -- Increase of 574,677.

There were no other states with a higher turnout.

* Obama and other Democrats removed their name from the ballot due to Michigan not following the rules.



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Data worth knowing (Original Post) LiberalFighter Apr 2016 OP
Thank you! Things are looking great! livetohike Apr 2016 #1
Thank you - I forgot about MI in 2008 SharonClark Apr 2016 #2
A few more numbers for people to think about: George II Apr 2016 #3
This is a key figure savalez Apr 2016 #4

George II

(67,782 posts)
3. A few more numbers for people to think about:
Wed Apr 27, 2016, 03:11 PM
Apr 2016

Population of the United States*: 318,217,159
Population of states that have voted: 248,943,799
Population of states won by Clinton: 195,081,326
Population of states won by Sanders: 53,862,473

States that have voted represent almost 80% of the entire population of the US.
Of those, states that Clinton won represent 78% of those that voted (60% of the entire population), Sanders only 22%

Clinton has been winning states that overwhelmingly represent a huge % of the nation's people.

*census statistics from a year or two ago, but still very close state by state

savalez

(3,517 posts)
4. This is a key figure
Wed Apr 27, 2016, 03:45 PM
Apr 2016
Open Primaries -- Clinton: 9 -- Sanders: 3

Who's to say that bernie would have won more if they were all open? He would have probably lost more.
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