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What’s A Delegate? And Why Do We Even Have Them In The First Place?

April 29, 2016

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As the Republican nominating contest turns into a race for delegates and not just votes, some might ask why we even have delegates. Shouldn’t a popular vote suffice? Here & Now’s Robin Young speaks with Richard Pacelle, professor of political science at the University of Tennessee, to find some answers.

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  • Richard Pacelle, professor of political science at the University of Tennessee.
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