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Democratic Primaries

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still_one

(92,619 posts)
Fri Feb 21, 2020, 10:33 AM Feb 2020

Do you think we will have an Open Convention? [View all]

By open convention, I mean that no candidate going into the Convention has sufficient delegates to win the nomination on the first ballot


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Yes
5 (45%)
No
5 (45%)
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Disclaimer: This is an Internet poll
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
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Thank God for Superdelegates. William769 Feb 2020 #1
Right you are William. Ironically, Tad Devine played a key role on the commission which resulted in still_one Feb 2020 #3
Poetic justice. William769 Feb 2020 #7
+++ still_one Feb 2020 #8
Indeed. NurseJackie Feb 2020 #6
As they should. William769 Feb 2020 #10
If we do, I am just about certain the party will nominate a strong candidate bucolic_frolic Feb 2020 #2
Nothing but the best. democratisphere Feb 2020 #4
And I don't want any Fake Democrats bucolic_frolic Feb 2020 #9
You and I have him and he is by far the most qualified. democratisphere Feb 2020 #11
Looks that way to me. n/t Laelth Feb 2020 #5
I think a lot of people are underestimating the odds of a brokered convention. The billionaires still_one Feb 2020 #12
If it keeps going the way it is now nevergiveup Feb 2020 #13
An open convention would have no choice but to compromise both sides Polybius Feb 2020 #14
You are not going to have two people pushing 80 as a compromise still_one Feb 2020 #15
But let's say Bernie gets 1,600 and Biden gets 1,400 Polybius Feb 2020 #16
It wouldn't make either side happy. Neither would want to be. VP. still_one Feb 2020 #17
Hmm, good points Polybius Feb 2020 #18
I agree, and like your choices. Unfortunately, i don't think that will happen still_one Feb 2020 #20
I'm hoping that the party has a powerful candidate in the wings Moderateguy Feb 2020 #19
He already trashes the party and hollers rigged. showblue22 Feb 2020 #21
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