Tennessee has 69 pledged and 16 unpledged delegates. Of the 69 pledged delegates, 45 are district-level delegates (based on results of a given district's binding primary), 15 are at-large delegates and nine are "party leader and elected official" (PLEO) delegates. Of the 16 unpledged delegates, 15 are PLEO delegates and one is an add-on selected by the Democratic Party's State Executive Committee on March 6, 2004.
For more about the delegate selection process, click here.
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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.