U.S. presidential election (20): still early days (look at the numbers)

For all the excitement of the voting for presidential candidates in the states of Iowa and New Hampshire, it’s still very early days.

In the Republican camp, 1,237 delegates are required to win the nomination. So far, seven candidates have picked up delegates. The top four are Donald Trump 17, Ted Cruz 10, Marco Rubio 7 and John Kasich 4.

On the Democratic side, 2,382 delegates are needed to secure the nomination. Ignoring super delegates for now, so far Bernie Sanders has 34 delegates while Hillary Clinton has 32.

It ain’t over yet by a long way …


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