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Argument: The superdelegate system is superfluous.

Issue Report: Superdelegates

Supporting quotes

  • Dan Schnur “The Party of the Elite” New York Times. February 19, 2008 – “Walter Mondale’s failure suggested that reasoned and mature decision-making by the superdelegates might not be the key ingredient in selecting the party‚Äôs nominee. ‘For roughly the last quarter of a century, being superdelegate meant little more than getting invited to the best parties at Democratic national conventions.’ There is no need for superdelegates exist if their only role is to agree with those who cast primary ballots and attend caucuses.”