What are Political Delegates?

A political delegate is a person that is generally allowed to act as a representative for someone else. A political delegate is also someone who is a member of the House of Delagates, which is the lower legislative house of West Virginia and Maryland. Apolitical delegate is also someone who is elected or appointed in the United States that works for the House of Representatives. This member of the House is able to speak on the house floor, but they are not allowed to vote on maters.