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Elections Podcast: Start Spreading The News

The primary comes to FiveThirtyEight’s backyard, New York. In this episode of the elections podcast, the team prepares for a post-New York spate of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump comeback stories, as both are likely to notch wins in the Empire State. Then, an explainer on who the Democratic superdelegates are and why they exist. Plus, what the scene is like at a Republican district convention in Virginia.


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Nate Silver is the founder and editor in chief of FiveThirtyEight.

Jody Avirgan hosts and produces podcasts for FiveThirtyEight.

Clare Malone is a former senior political writer for FiveThirtyEight.

Harry Enten was a senior political writer and analyst for FiveThirtyEight.