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Despite Stomping Hillary in N.H., Sanders Still Comes Out The Loser in Delegates

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Following presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’s first-place finish in the New Hampshire Democratic Primary on Tuesday, rival Hillary Clinton, who finished a distant second, is set to gain the same amount of delegates in the state.

Sanders, who won the state’s primary with 151,584 votes over Clinton’s 95,252 votes, gained 13 delegates and The Hill reported that Sanders is expected to officially receive 15 when the total results are in.

CNN and Yahoo Politics reported that Sanders and Clinton each currently have 15 delegates in New Hampshire.

While Clinton won 9 delegates, Clinton also reportedly has the support of 6 superdelegates.

“New Hampshire has 8 superdelegates, 6 of which are committed to Hillary Clinton, giving her a total of 15 delegates from New Hampshire as of Wednesday at 9 a.m.,” the Daily Caller reported.

The Hill reported that“superdelegate support is fluid, though, so some of those delegates now backing Clinton could switch to Sanders” ahead of the Democratic National Convention, “but as it stands, the superdelegate support gives Clinton a total of 15 New Hampshire delegates.”

CNN’s most recent estimate claims that Clinton has 431 delegates total and Sanders has 52 delegates. An estimate from the Associated Press has provided different numbers, claiming that Clinton has 394 delegates and Sanders has 42.

Editor’s Note: This article originally published on Truth in Media on February 10, 2016, and was modified slightly for publication on IVN.

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Ernest Madden
Ernest Madden

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Lloyd Kelso for President 2016
Lloyd Kelso for President 2016

The South Carolina Democratic Party refused to allow me to be on your ballot even though I timely filed and paid the filing fee. What were they afraid of? A Democrat with southern roots who stands for a balanced budget and to pay down the debt? A Democrat who stands for the middle class and poor against the tyranny of Socialism and the cronyism of a candidate who cannot be trusted with sensitive national security information? Ask them! Why did they not allow allow Lloyd Kelso on the ballot? He was allowed on the ballot in New Hampshire where he finished 7th out of 26 candidates. Yet they let Dr. Willie Wilson on the ballot because he was able to pay them a gratuity of $17,500 that they demanded of him for ballot access! Money is what matters in South Carolina. The South Carolina Democratic Party is no longer a party of tolerance and inclusion where everyone's voice can be heard. Only the rich and left wing Socialists have a place in their Party! Show them they can't do this to a good Democrat. Write-in Lloyd Kelso on the February 27th Democratic Primary Ballot! #SCDemocraticParty

Timothy Francis
Timothy Francis

The democratic party no longer believes in the democratic process, apparently

Rachel Linden
Rachel Linden

Can Bernie run as an independent if he does not get dem nomination? If so I will ditch the dem party in a white hot millisecond! Or just write in Bernie...I am voting Bernie any way that this goes!

Jim West
Jim West

Typical Clinton politics

Nancy Campbell
Nancy Campbell

Super delegates - democracy. This does not correlate

Doug Van de Zande
Doug Van de Zande

So, Hillary got as many or more delegates in New Hampshire as Sanders did despite his landslide victory. Got to spread the wealth, you know. It's only fair. Everyone has to be equal.

Bernard Reinhardt
Bernard Reinhardt

The parties are like the mob, or corporations. They are not democratic nor representative of the people. That is why both Trump and Sanders are seeking nomination from them. The would not likely be heard otherwise.

Jac Mandino
Jac Mandino

We have much more problems in the USA then Sanders or Hillary can fix honestly . We need a man like Trump and I hope people realize this love him or not he's are best choice . Trump 2016 ! Oh I don't feel it's fair at all to Sanders to be behind Hillary after his win ?

Chris Burk
Chris Burk

With this post we can see what the people's names are that are voting to sell our country down the river

Dan Jaicks
Dan Jaicks

Crooked Democrats deserve each other

Sybil Williamson
Sybil Williamson

Isn't that how socialism works? Someone else gets what you earn. Great incentive to keep working!

Nancy Mills
Nancy Mills

From each according to his ability, to each according to his need

Thomas Blasone
Thomas Blasone

Really? Between a psychotic liar and a communist? Oh I'm sorry I meant socialist....You don't say...........

Merlin Dobe
Merlin Dobe

It's a joke just like the candidates ,, stand up and lie whitewashing everything and think we believe them .

Robert Baker
Robert Baker

Trump is the smartest,most capable of all the candidates!

Matthew Kennedy
Matthew Kennedy

Gore won the popular vote, but lost the Electorial College. Get over it!!!

Patty Gigliotti
Patty Gigliotti

We need to do away with the electoral college and make certain the actual voters make the decision!

Autumn Boucher
Autumn Boucher

It's going to hit the fan in this country if the will of the people is not acted on.

Autumn Boucher
Autumn Boucher

It's all rigged. It doesn't matter anymore who we the people want!

Jojo Werl
Jojo Werl

She is condescending Lying two to fulsiltate votes We have Bernie s back We know the facts main stream media won't sway us with there hype and miss leading fears

Michael Schow
Michael Schow

The media wants to convince us to go with the status quo rather than elect somebody like Bernie who might rock their boat. This is the same baloney as claiming he's unelectable. I'm betting Bernie can beat Trump if it comes to that.

Gary King
Gary King

They Cheat and they lie big time. Democrats are born liars.

Randy Meyer
Randy Meyer

He should have tried for the super delegates.

Ian Peck
Ian Peck

God , help this country !

Jose Mojica-Otero
Jose Mojica-Otero

That we should create a new party. "Democratic Socialist Party" For the People and by the People.

Miriam Day
Miriam Day

How did that happen? It doesn't compute, does it? Lol.

Fred Methvin
Fred Methvin

Adam Sanchez Nah! Think I'll vote Republican instead!

Esther Carver
Esther Carver

He. Really is not a person that can lead with what he talks about

Beverly Lawrence
Beverly Lawrence

Fire the head of the DNC, we are tired of rigged elections.

David Grant
David Grant

"Democratic" socialism at its finest!

Joseph Glass
Joseph Glass

He earned them and now he should give them to somebody that didn't. Haha

Craig Joseph
Craig Joseph

There so corrupt there corrupting each others polls