Former Illinois Sen. Carol Moseley Braun was the first African-American woman to serve in the upper chamber of Congress. Elected in 1992 and defeated for re-election in 1998, she then served as U.S. ambassador to New Zealand. She dropped her bid for the Democratic nomination on January 15, 2004.
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and may include delegates not accounted for in the summation of the current
delegate counts listed above by state. Visit the Delegate
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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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