MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan says he plans to support presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at the Democratic National Convention in July.
In a statement, Nolan said he has considered a number of factors, including “the will” of Minnesota caucus attendees and particularly those in the state’s 8th congressional district.READ MORE: Man Gets 18 Months In Prison For Assaulting Postal Employee In Oakdale
Nolan says Sanders’ message and his authenticity appeals to him and to voters in Minnesota. U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison has also pledged his support for Sanders.READ MORE: In Latest Round Of Bonuses, Target Giving $200 To Frontline Team Members
The congressman is a so-called superdelegate for the Democratic Party. Superdelgates are not bound by primary elections or caucuses and are free to vote as they wish at the national convention.
A bulk of party superdelegates have already committed to Clinton.MORE NEWS: Eviction Moratorium Update: With CDC Extension Unlikely, What Will Happen To Renters?
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