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Delegate Drama Could Put Clinton on Top

When super Tuesday came to a close, it looked like one Democratic candidate had Alabama all wrapped up.

Not so fast.

While the Illinois senator landed major points in terms of a popular vote, it's a virtual dead heat for Alabama's delegates.

"There are a lot of conflicting dynamics here in Alabama, and I think it's going to be a long time before we know the winner.>

With some superdelegates yet to cast their vote, Hillary Clinton could potentially come out on top.

Some Alabamians, however, are upset at a system--they feel--disregards a popular vote.

"I think when the people speak, their voice ought to be heard [. . .] but that's not the case when you go with the delegates and when you go electoral college," said John Niblett, a Montgomery resident.

"I think to have someone do away with what we did--I don't think it's right," explained Terry Harris, also from Montgomery.

Many of Alabama's "superdelegates"--including longtime Democrat Joe Reed--already have a candidate in mind.

"I am a supporter of [Clinton], and I'm a superdelegate, and I'm pledged to support her," Reed said. 

After a landslide victory comes an even match for two Democratic candidates.

Many voters say they'll sit back and watch the chaos of an election unfold.

"I think that everybody goes and votes to see if their votes will count and complain about whoever wins. That's the only reason I vote," explained Dothan resident Pamela Miles.

 

Reporter:  Cody Holyoke

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