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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernie SandersVoter fraud allegations reignite squabble Mulvaney vows to give Trump straight talk on entitlements Senate confirms Trump's UN ambassador MORE added another superdelegate to his count Thursday.
Democratic National Committeeman Pete Gertonson announced he will support Sanders after the Vermont senator's huge win in Idaho, Politico reported.
“Pent-up frustrations of a red state, exploded Idaho Caucuses to historic numbers last Tuesday night, with 78 % for Bernie Sanders,” Gertonson wrote.
“I’m proud to be an Idaho Democrat representing the people’s choice. I’ll cast our Super Delegate vote for Bernie Sanders!”
Sanders scored a huge win in Idaho's caucuses on Tuesday, receiving 78 percent of the vote.
But despite his Tuesday wins in Idaho and Utah, Sanders is trailing rival Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonTrump clamps down on federal agencies Mellman: First things first? Dems indignant as Comey keeps his job MORE in overall delegates, 1,690 to 946, according to The Associated Press early Thursday afternoon.
Sanders has a particular disadvantage in superdelegates, who can choose who to support without regard for election results.
Clinton has the support of 467 superdelegates, to 26 for Sanders.