Elected as a U.S. representative from Missouri in 1976, Dick Gephardt served as the top Democrat in the House between 1989 and 2002. He began his second presidential run in February 2003, only to quit the race 11 months later after a fourth-place showing in the Iowa caucuses.
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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