June 7, 2016

Clinton Clinches Delegate Count for Nomination

The Associated Press announced Monday that presidential candidate Hillary Clinton had reached the number of delegates necessary to clinch the Democratic nomination. Clinton has 1,812 pledged delegates won in state primaries and caucuses, as well as 571 superdelegates.
Below are visualizations overviewing delegates pledged to Democratic candidates and polling between Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump. The second visualization depicts the gap filled by super delegates pledging their support to Clinton.

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