Delegate Update: The latest count in the Democratic race

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Posted: May 31, 2016 1:58 PM

It takes 2,383 delegates to win the Democratic nomination for president. Where the race for those delegates stands, based on an Associated Press count:

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PLEDGED DELEGATES

These are the delegates won in primaries and caucuses. At the party's national convention, these delegates must vote for the candidate who won them.

Hillary Clinton: 1,769

Bernie Sanders: 1,501

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SUPERDELEGATES

These are elected and party officials who automatically attend the convention and can vote for the candidate of their choice. The AP has surveyed these delegates several times and noted their on-the-record endorsements.

These delegates, however, can change their minds.

Clinton: 543

Sanders: 44

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THE TOTAL

Clinton: 2,312

Sanders: 1,545

Clinton needs 71 delegates to reach the 2,383 needed to win.

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OUTSTANDING

These are the pledged delegates to be chosen in upcoming races and the superdelegates who have yet to commit to either Clinton or Sanders.

Pledged: 781

Superdelegates: 127