Hillary Clinton wins the votes to take on Donald Trump
IT'S on. Hillary Clinton looks set to take on Donald Trump for the White House after securing the 2383 delegates needed to become the Democratic nominee.
Mrs Clinton will become the first will become the first woman to top the presidential ticket of a major US political party, according to an Associated Press count.
The wife of former president Bill Clinton had a decisive weekend victory in Puerto Rico and a burst of last-minute support from superdelegates.
PA reported that many of them are eager to wrap up the contest amid polls showing her in a tightening race with presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.
According to the AP count, Mrs Clinton has 1,812 pledged delegates won in primaries and caucuses.
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Superdelegates will not formally cast their votes for Mrs Clinton until the party's July convention in Philadelphia.
But those surveyed by AP are adamant they will support Mrs Clinton.
"We really need to bring a close to this primary process and get on to defeating Donald Trump," said Nancy Worley, a superdelegate who chairs Alabama's Democratic Party.
Eight years ago, Mrs Clinton conceded her first White House campaign to Barack Obama.