take a step over to nytexan's and read a spell.
'Delegates, super delegates and voters are three very distinct things in the Democratic Party nominating process. While all three are important to the process one stands out the most and can be more valuable to a candidates. Oh so you think it’s the voter, no we only play a small roll in the process. While the candidates do cherish our votes because they add to a candidates delegate count, it’s the super delegates that put a candidate over the top for the nomination.'