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Possible Florida/Michigan Delegate Split Plan

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TIME has the details…

  • Florida’s existing delegates would be seated at the Denver convention—but with half a vote each. That would give Clinton a net gain of about 19 elected delegates.
  • The two states’ superdelegates would then be able to vote in Denver, likely netting Clinton a few more delegates.

The betting: Florida and Michigan delegates, the DNC, and the Clinton campaign would all — some reluctantly– accept this deal.

So it still wouldn’t be enough for her to make up the delegate gap. For that reason alone, I doubt if she’ll accept this.

One thing’s for sure…this sounds INCREDIBLY complicated, and how do you tell the Obama voters that a state that broke the rules is now “sort of” being counted? Doesn’t sound like something the campaign or the voters would stand for.

Ahh Democrats…