2016 U.S. election: delegates won by Democratic candidates

Number of delegates won by Democratic Party candidates in primaries, as of June 14, 2016

2016 U.S. election: delegates won by Democratic candidates This statistic shows the number of delegates Democratic Party candidates won during primaries in the race for the nomination to the U.S. presidential election in November 2016. After the primaries, Bernie Sanders had earned a total number of 1,832 delegates.
U.S. 2016 Elections: Iowa Democrat caucus - additional information

The Iowa Republican and Democrat caucuses are currently the first major events of the nominating process in the race for the presidency of the United States. In many cases, their results have been indicative of each party’s final nomination. The caucuses usually kick off the beginning of the election year and in 2016 they took place on February 1, while in both 2008 and 2012, they took place on January 3.

The 2016 Democrat caucus had only three candidates left in the race for the nomination, but the battle was expected to be between only two of them, namely former Secretary of State and New York Senator Hillary Clinton and Vermont Senator and former Congressman Bernie Sanders. While polls have consistently shown Hillary having an advantage of at least three percent in terms of voter support, she has won the Iowa caucus by a very small margin of only four votes. Polls released on January 31 2016 showed her chances decreasing even further, with Sanders expected to win the New Hampshire Democratic primaries on February 9. Having received only eight votes, the third Democratic nominee to reach the primaries, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has withdrawn from the race upon finding out the caucus results on February 1.

The Iowa caucus for the Democratic ballot in 2012 was considerably less exciting, as incumbent president Barack Obama was facing minor opposition from his fellow party members. That year, he went on to winning 98 percent of the votes. He had also won four years prior, with 37.6 percent of the votes, thus defeating Hillary Clinton and former U.S. Senator John Edwards and moving on towards receiving the nomination, as well as the office.
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Number of delegates won by Democratic Party candidates in primaries, as of June 14, 2016

Hillary ClintonBernie Sanders
Total2,2191,832
Alabama449
Alaska313
Arizona4430
Arkansas2210
California269206
Colorado2838
Connecticut2827
Delaware129
District of Columbia164
Florida13063
Georgia7228
Guam43
Hawaii817
Idaho517
Illinois6867
Indiana3944
Iowa2321
Kansas1023
Kentucky2727
Louisiana3714
Maine715
Maryland6133
Massachussetts4645
Michigan5765
Minnesota3146
Mississippi294
Missouri3132
Montana1011
Nebraska1015
Nevada2015
New Hampshire915
New Jersey7947
New Mexico1816
New York139108
North Carolina5945
North Dakota513
Northern Mariana Islands42
Ohio7657
Oklahoma1721
Oregon2534
Pennsylvania10583
Puerto Rico3424
Rhode Island1113
South Carolina3914
South Dakota1010
Tennessee4423
Texas14774
Utah626
Vermont016
Virgin Islands70
Virginia6233
Washington925
West Virginia1118
Wisconsin3848
Wyoming77
Hillary ClintonBernie Sanders
Total2,2191,832
Alabama449
Alaska313
Arizona4430
Arkansas2210
California269206
Colorado2838
Connecticut2827
Delaware129
District of Columbia164
Florida13063
Georgia7228
Guam43
Hawaii817
Idaho517
Illinois6867
Indiana3944
Iowa2321
Kansas1023
Kentucky2727
Louisiana3714
Maine715
Maryland6133
Massachussetts4645
Michigan5765
Minnesota3146
Mississippi294
Missouri3132
Montana1011
Nebraska1015
Nevada2015
New Hampshire915
New Jersey7947
New Mexico1816
New York139108
North Carolina5945
North Dakota513
Northern Mariana Islands42
Ohio7657
Oklahoma1721
Oregon2534
Pennsylvania10583
Puerto Rico3424
Rhode Island1113
South Carolina3914
South Dakota1010
Tennessee4423
Texas14774
Utah626
Vermont016
Virgin Islands70
Virginia6233
Washington925
West Virginia1118
Wisconsin3848
Wyoming77
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This statistic shows the number of delegates Democratic Party candidates won during primaries in the race for the nomination to the U.S. presidential election in November 2016. After the primaries, Bernie Sanders had earned a total number of 1,832 delegates.
U.S. 2016 Elections: Iowa Democrat caucus - additional information

The Iowa Republican and Democrat caucuses are currently the first major events of the nominating process in the race for the presidency of the United States. In many cases, their results have been indicative of each party’s final nomination. The caucuses usually kick off the beginning of the election year and in 2016 they took place on February 1, while in both 2008 and 2012, they took place on January 3.

The 2016 Democrat caucus had only three candidates left in the race for the nomination, but the battle was expected to be between only two of them, namely former Secretary of State and New York Senator Hillary Clinton and Vermont Senator and former Congressman Bernie Sanders. While polls have consistently shown Hillary having an advantage of at least three percent in terms of voter support, she has won the Iowa caucus by a very small margin of only four votes. Polls released on January 31 2016 showed her chances decreasing even further, with Sanders expected to win the New Hampshire Democratic primaries on February 9. Having received only eight votes, the third Democratic nominee to reach the primaries, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has withdrawn from the race upon finding out the caucus results on February 1.

The Iowa caucus for the Democratic ballot in 2012 was considerably less exciting, as incumbent president Barack Obama was facing minor opposition from his fellow party members. That year, he went on to winning 98 percent of the votes. He had also won four years prior, with 37.6 percent of the votes, thus defeating Hillary Clinton and former U.S. Senator John Edwards and moving on towards receiving the nomination, as well as the office.
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