Joe Lieberman was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1988. In 2000, Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore tapped him as his vice presidential pick. After Gore declined to run in 2004, Lieberman entered the race but dropped out February 3 after failing to win a single race.
Total Delegates shows CNN's total current delegate count for each candidate
and may include delegates not accounted for in the summation of the current
delegate counts listed above by state. Visit the Delegate
Scorecard for a complete look at the delegate count. For more about the
current and intial delegate counts as well as the delegate selection
Instead of releasing caucus vote totals, the Iowa and Idaho Democratic Parties release a total indicating the number of delegates to the state convention each candidate will receive.
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