Presidential Delegates FAQ

As the prospect of more presidential dropouts looms, there’s been a lot of discussion about how the delegate count works. And with both primary races exceptionally close, a candidate’s delegate count will soon start to matter more than his or her “momentum.” A peek into Slate ’s “Explainer” archives reveals quite a few useful, if slightly outdated, morsels:

And for people just tuning in:  

Over the coming weeks, we’ll be parsing through more delegate math, primary logistics, and other sexy topics. Feel free to send questions !