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DELEGATE COUNT

Two-way race puts party rules to the test

By Brian C. Mooney
Globe Staff / February 6, 2008

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It's the double-edged sword of the Democratic Party's arcane rule of proportional representation: A string of wins on Super Tuesday won't translate into a blowout in the convention delegate count, but a candidate who is trailing may have difficulty making up ground later because of momentum and the mathematical forces at play. (Full article: 628 words)

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