Mississippi has 33 pledged and eight unpledged delegates. Of the 33 pledged delegates, 22 are district-level delegates (based on results of a given district's binding primary), seven are at-large delegates and four are "party leader and elected official" (PLEO) delegates. Of the eight unpledged delegates, seven are PLEO delegates and one is an add-on selected at the state Democratic convention on May 29, 2004.
For more about the delegate selection process, click here.
How does CNN project winners in races? Click here.
Exit polls are a survey of selected voters taken soon after they leave their voting place. Pollsters use this sample information, collected from a small percentage of voters, to track and project how all voters or specific segments of the voters sided on a particular race or ballot measure. For more on how to read exit polls, click here.