Where do the delegates go that Sanders and Biden didn't win?

Former VP Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are the last two viable nominees for 2020 Democratic candidate for President, but what happens to the pledged delegates won by now previous candidates such as Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former Mayor Pete Buttigieg? Chris Cillizza explains the different ways in which pledged delegates can be reallocated to remaining candidates.

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
Here’s what happens to delegates after their candidates drop out
https://www.vox.com/2020/3/6/21166863/what-happens-delegates-candidates-drop-out.

What happens to candidates’ delegates when they drop out?
http://washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/03/03/what-happens-candidates-delegates-when-they-drop-out/.

Sanders supporters revolt against superdelegates
https://www.politico.com/story/2016/02/bernie-sanders-superdelegates-democrats-219286.

Democrats take big step towards a smaller role for superdelegates
https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/27/politics/democrats-smaller-role-for-superdelegates/index.html.

The Democrats’ delegate rules, explained
https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/03/politics/democrats-delegate-rules-2020-explained/index.html.

How Many Kinds Of Different Delegates Are There? Here’s Your Exhaustive Election 2016 Guide
https://www.bustle.com/articles/153854-how-many-kinds-of-different-delegates-are-there-heres-your-exhaustive-election-2016-guide.

Tulsi Gabbard is still running for president
https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/05/politics/tulsi-gabbard-still-running/index.html.

Primaries & Caucuses
https://www.cnn.com/election/2020/primaries-and-caucuses.

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