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Massachusetts Democrats To Pick Convention Delegates

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Democrats will caucus in Massachusetts Saturday to select delegates to the party’s national convention this summer. 

Based on the outcome of the March 1st primary 30 delegates will be chosen to vote for Hillary Clinton at the convention and 29 for Bernie Sanders. 

Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse is hoping to attend his first national political convention as a Clinton delegate.

" And I want to be part of making sure the next president of the United States is a Democrat, a friend to cities and towns, and just a friend to the average middle class person in this country, which I think is so important given the options on the other side," said Morse.

Massachusetts will also send  25 so-called “super delegates” to the convention. They include the state’s Congressional delegation and top party officials.

The record-setting tenure of Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno. The 2011 tornado and its recovery that remade the largest city in Western Massachusetts. The fallout from the deadly COVID outbreak at the Holyoke Soldiers Home. Those are just a few of the thousands and thousands of stories WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill has covered for WAMC in his nearly 17 years with the station.