Or, more accurately, automatic unpledged party leader and elected official delegates (“AUPLEOs”). In 2008, nearly 20% of national convention delegates were super delegates – Distinguished Former Party Leaders (DFPLs, e.g., former DNC Chairs), Governors, Senators, members of Congress, and DNC members. The 2008 Convention Resolution requires “a significant reduction in the number” of such delegates. It..
VA DNC Member
I was proud to represent Virginia on the Democratic National Committee for 12 years. I am in DC now, but still active in voter protection and Democratic Party rules. More about me, click here.