DNC members discuss rules change to stop Sanders at convention

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Septimus Prime

Oct 25, 2017

In conversations on the sidelines of a DNC executive committee meeting and in telephone calls and texts in recent days, about a half-dozen members have discussed the possibility of a policy reversal to ensure that so-called superdelegates can vote on the first ballot at the party’s national convention. Such a move would increase the influence of DNC members, members of Congress and other top party officials, who now must wait until the second ballot to have their say if the convention is contested.
More likely is a bid to rewrite the rules after the convention in Milwaukee — not for this year’s nominating contest, but for 2024.

Fowler said that “there’s a great anticipation that after this convention, there will be an effort to adopt the old rules … There are a lot of people who are interested in that.”
It's also important to note, though, that Tom Perez and Donna Brazile are against this.


It's salt.
Oct 25, 2017
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Locking because a) this is kinda just nonsense and b) the extent to which it isn't can be discussed in the Primary OT
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