We just recycled an old Explainer on what happens to the delegates of candidates when they drop out:
On Wednesday, John Edwards surprised pundits by announcing he was dropping out of the 2008 Democratic presidential race. So what happens to his 61hard-earned delegates? In this article from the election season of2004, Brendan I. Koerner answered a similar question about the end ofretired Gen. Wesley Clark's bid for the White House.
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