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Delegates Appear on the Ballot

Democratic primary voters vote not only for their presidential preference, but also for delegates to the Democratic National Convention.
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The president oversees the federal executive branch, approves new laws, submits a budget each year to Congress, leads U.S. foreign policy, and is the commander in chief of the armed forces.

Delegates Appear on the Ballot

Democratic primary voters vote not only for their presidential preference, but also for delegates to the Democratic National Convention.

Delegates do not appear on Voter’s Edge, but they will appear on the Democratic primary ballot. Delegates state on the ballot which candidate they support, but they are not bound to that candidate. Instead, they are awarded to candidates proportionally based on the results of the presidential preference vote; presidential candidates must earn at least 15% of the preference vote to be awarded any delegates. Voters elect 102 of Illinois's 181 Democratic delegates.

The remainder of Illinois's Democratic delegates are apportioned as follows: 20 are pledged party leaders and elected officials selected by the state delegation, 34 are pledged at-large delegates (as well as 13 at-large alternates) also selected by the state delegation, and 25 are unpledged party leaders and elected officials.

Candidates Who Have Suspended Their Campaigns

The following candidates have suspended their campaigns and do not appear on Voter's Edge, but will still be on the Illinois Democratic primary ballot:

Martin J. O'Malley

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Bernie Sanders

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Willie L. Wilson

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Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente

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