Pelosi – Dem Superdelegates must follow the will of the voters

Nancy Pelosi spokesperson Brendan Daly last night issued a statement responding to supporters of Hillary Clinton, who have been urging the House Speaker to back off comments she has made regarding the Democratic Super Delegates.images-1.jpg

Speaker Pelosi is confident that superdelegates will choose between Sens. Clinton or Obama — our two strong candidates — before the convention in August.  That choice will be based on many considerations, including respecting the decisions of millions of Americans who have voted in primaries and participated in caucuses. The speaker believes it would do great harm to the Democratic Party if superdelegates are perceived to overturn the will of the voters. This has been her position throughout this primary season, regardless of who was ahead at any particular point in delegates or votes.

Separately in a piece in the NYT, it was reported that Clinton’s lead over Obama among the superdelegates has indeed been slipping, and is now down to only about 60 delegates.


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