An amendment to eliminate the influence of superdelegates just passed overwhelmingly at the Maine Democratic Party's statewide convention.
Rep. Diane Russell (D-Portland), who introduced the amendment, told US Uncut that the measure was passed by a single voice vote, followed by chants of "Ber-nie! Ber-nie!"
"I never expected this kind of response from the amendment," Russell said in a phone interview. "I'm suddenly seen as the hero of the convention."
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