Boyd Ritchie

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This profile of a 2008 Democratic superdelegate from Texas was part of the Superdelegate Transparency Project, a collaboration of LiteraryOutpost, OpenLeft, DemConWatch, HuffPost's OffTheBus and the Congresspedia community to build an open-source tally and informational resource on the 2008 Democratic superdelegates. (More about superdelegates.)
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Boyd Ritchie is a superdelegate in the 2008 Democratic nomination.

Boyd Ritchie is a superdelegate in the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination.

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Positions, record and controversies

Bio

2008 superdelegate

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This information was gathered by volunteer researchers as part of the Superdelegate Transparency Project on the superdelegates for the 2008 Democratic presidential primary. For more info see the Texas superdelegate tracker or visit the STP homepage.


Boyd Ritchie is the chair-person of the Texas Democratic Party. In 2006, he beat former Howard Dean state campaign chairperson Glen Maxey.[citation needed]

Money in politics

Committees and affiliations

Affiliations

Endorsements

Maxey was recently sighted at the Super Tuesday Obama watch party in Austin, Texas.[citation needed]

Although Ritchie could support either candidate, he is currently publicly neutral. Comparing Ritchie to Maxey illustrates the importance of how progressive activism in off-years could lead to progressive results in presidential years.[citation needed]

More background data

Contact

Articles and resources

See also

References

    External resources

    • DemConWatch - Best source for superdelegate endorsement info.
    • USAToday Election Central - Probably the best resource for votes. Pledged PL/EOs and At-Large delegates are shown at the bottom.
    • WashingtonPost.com - Adobe Acrobat document with full listing of superdelegates broken out by state and then type.
    • CapitalEye - Lists campaign contributions in last cycle.
    • PoliticalIndex.com - State political party links (the Washington Post link above should give complete information. However, if you need to follow up, try these links.
    • Politico.com - politico.com's page showing superdelegate status. If you click on the '+' icon for any state/territory, the list will expand and show the commitments. WARNING - This should not be considered a valid source for updating the table. It is however useful as a reference for finding source material. For instance, you can use a Google's news search to confirm a superdelegate's status as it is shown on politico.com.
    • PoliticalResources.com - Links to Secretary of State offices (for official election results).
    • Wikipedia's page on superdelegates - This list may supplement the info available at DemConWatch. Watch out for unsourced information, though.


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