US Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has condemned the super delegate voting system in America.
Sanders, who was holding a campaign rally in Kentucky on Sunday, told hundreds of his supporters that the so-called super delegates or top party members picked whoever they wished regardless of a candidate’s performance in the primary elections.
The Vermont Senator criticized the super delegates, saying, “We’ve been taking these guys on from day one but over 400 super delegates decided and announced that they will vote for [Democratic frontrunner] Hillary Clinton before anybody else got into the race! Before the very first ballot was cast in the democratic primary in process.”
Sanders also acknowledged the uphill battle he will have in order to secure the Democratic nomination against his rival Clinton.
His campaign needs to win 65% of the remaining pledged delegates in each state to that end.
Pledged delegates in the US voting system are…