In the primary elections, it is reasonable to assign delegates proportionate to the vote.
However, in a winner-take-all state, awarding all the delegates to the candidate with only a plurality is irrational. (The party conventions will not permit this and, indeed, in most municipal and congressional elections, when no candidate garners a clear majority, there is a run-off between the top two vote-getters).
If such a rule is implemented for winner-take-all primaries, the ultimate nominee would be a much better reflection of the will of the majority.
Stanley Spatz, Hollywood
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