The primary election is important, but the ultimate choice of which candidates will be nominated is in the hands of the Republican and Democratic party delegates.
The process for selecting the delegates is complicated and the parties have different systems. A candidate can win the popular vote in a state, but have to split the delegate vote 50-50.
Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, February 5, 2008, 11:25 AM
Posted by Paula, a resident of another community, on Feb 6, 2008 at 6:53 am
What a messed up system!...but thanks for clarifying it!
Posted by Barbara Lee, a resident of another community, on Jan 18, 2012 at 8:23 pm
My neighborhood was not listed as one of the choices in the pull down. I live in Woodland Hills-91367. Please clarify.
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