Thx for taking the time to explain the process of a contested convention. It seems this year DNC insiders are manipulating the popular and delegate vote count against Bernie Sanders…. again.
A brokered convention is all but inevitable as Bernie may win the popular but lose the nomination due to lack of majority. Anything to keep the status quo, including blaming Russia for social media faux pas and Bernie Bros.
As long as Bernie loses, both establishment parties win, even if that means 4 more years of Trump. *Sigh*
Here we are again. It’s like Groundhog Day but on a four-year cycle.
Every time another presidential election rolls around, talk about the potential of a contested convention bubbles up. It appears to be some sort of political pundit parlor game — going over multiple scenarios about what might happen in the case of a contested (or brokered) convention.
Except this year, a contested convention seems far more likely due to a large number of candidates who are doing well in the polls. The reality of contested convention was being talked about as early as last summer. So, how does this all work? How do you get the nomination in a scenario like the one we have in 2020?
The Normal Scenario
First, let’s do a quick review of how it normally works.
As every state and territory holds its presidential primary or caucus, a certain number of delegates…
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