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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Mon Jan 25, 2016, 08:00 PM

15. Speaking as a Hillary supporter, I don't agree that the point about delegates from college towns

matters very much. In other words, I don't think that Bernie will be hurt for the reasons that are being suggested.

The winner in Iowa is determined by who gets the highest percentage of the overall vote. It always has been.

Hillary got one more delegate than Edwards from Iowa in 2008 (based on Caucus night projections) but nobody doubted that she came in third.

In 1992 Bill Clinton suffered a devastating loss to Jerry Brown in Connecticut, when the race was thought to be locked up, even though he got more delegates.

In 2008 Hillary was the recognized winner of the Nevada Caucuses, by all major media outlets, even though Obama got more delegates.

I love Barack Obama and Rachel Maddow, but truthfully, they are the only major figures who believe (or believed) that Clinton didn't win Nevada.

If Bernie gets the highest percentage of the vote in Iowa he will be declared the winner.

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