Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersElection Countdown: Senate, House Dems build cash advantage | 2020 Dems slam Trump over Putin presser | Trump has M in war chest | Republican blasts parents for donating to rival | Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders to campaign in Kansas House Dems launching Medicare for All Caucus Let's remove the legal shield from hackers who rob us of our civil rights MORE said on Sunday that he takes issue with the idea of superdelegates.

"The whole concept of superdelegates is problematic," he said on CBS's "Face The Nation."

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The Vermont senator said he thinks it would be a good idea for superdelegates to come over to his side in states where he has won by a significant margin.

"I think it might be a good idea for superdelegates to listen to the people in their own state," he said.

"I just talked to a person the other day who said, 'You know what? I am going to listen to my state, and if my state votes for you, Bernie, you're going to have my vote.'"

Sanders said that's something he hopes a lot of superdelegates take into consideration, adding that it's "common sense" to listen to the voters.

The superdelegates have the right to make their own decisions, he said, adding that the primary objective is making sure a Republican does not win the White House.

"[If] it appears that I am the stronger candidate against Trump, I think you're doing to see some superdelegates saying, 'You know what, I like Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonState Dept: Russia’s allegations about American citizens ‘absolutely absurd’ Trump on possible sit-down with Mueller: 'I've always wanted to do an interview' Election Countdown: Senate, House Dems build cash advantage | 2020 Dems slam Trump over Putin presser | Trump has M in war chest | Republican blasts parents for donating to rival | Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders to campaign in Kansas MORE, but I want to win this thing. Bernie is our guy.'"