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Obama Clinches?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Pledged Delegates, Super Delegates!!!

I don’t really understand this story by the AP. Check it out… WASHINGTON (AP) – Barack Obama has effectively clinched the Democratic presidential nomination, based on an Associated Press tally of convention delegates. The tally put Obama over the top Tuesday, ahead of the results from the day’s final primaries in Montana and South Dakota. […]

June 3rd, 2008 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

Hillary’s Last Stand

By donar | Related entries in Billary, Cartoons, Democrats, Elections, Hillary, Montana, Pledged Delegates, Political Graffiti

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June 2nd, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

The Delegate Math

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Pledged Delegates, Super Delegates!!!

Chuck Todd discusses the end game… I guess I was wrong before about 20 superdelegates. Looks like he needs 30 to 35 delegates to tie this thing up. That doesn’t seem doable at this point. I’d be surprised if it happened. Tweet

June 1st, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Clinton Wins Big In Puerto Rico

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Blogging, Democrats, Elections, Hillary, Pledged Delegates, Puerto Rico, Super Delegates!!!

By more than 2 to 1… The cable networks called the island territory for Clinton the instant polls closed at 3:00 p.m., indicating a landslide; exit polls showed her winning virtually every group, including young voters typically loyal to nomination rival Barack Obama. “I am overwhelmed by this vote today,” Clinton said in her victory […]

June 1st, 2008 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Michigan Proposes 69-59 Pledged Delegate Split

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Michigan, Pledged Delegates

That’s in favor of Hillary, so she could come out of today with a net of 29 delegates if Florida is seated according to the compromise offered by Jon Ausman. They determined this based on the actual vote, exit polls of who cast votes for “uncommitted” and voters who wrote in Obama’s name (those votes […]

May 31st, 2008 | Permalink| 9 Comments »

Watch Democratic Rules & Bylaws Committee Meeting Live

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Florida, Michigan, Pledged Delegates, Super Delegates!!!, Video

On C-Span.org… On MSNBC! (by the way, I wish C-SPAN allowed embedding and then replaced whatever live feed they had with the recording of that feed. That would be great for us political bloggers…hint hint…) I’m watching Robert Wexler make the case for Obama right now. He’s doing a very good job…because he’s talking about […]

May 31st, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Latest Democratic Delegate Totals

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Florida, Hillary, Michigan, Pledged Delegates, Super Delegates!!!

The numbers are starting to get a lot closer when you look at the different sources… NY Times: Obama – Pledged (1,656), Super (319.5), Total (1,975.5) Clinton – Pledged (1,502), Super (274), Total (1,776) 50.5 for Obama to win, 250 for Clinton to win CNN: Obama – Pledged (1661), Super (317), Total (1,978) Clinton – […]

May 29th, 2008 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

DNC Lawyers: Michigan And Florida Can’t Seat Full Delegations

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Florida, Hillary, Michigan, Pledged Delegates, Super Delegates!!!

The last nail in Hillary’s coffin? From TPM: In what could potentially be a blow to Hillary’s electoral hopes, such as they are right now, the Democratic National Committee’s lawyers have declared that the Rules and Bylaws committee lacks the legal authority to seat the full Florida and Michigan delegations. The DNC’s lawyers sent a […]

May 28th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Latest Democratic Delegate Totals

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Pledged Delegates, Super Delegates!!!

As always, there are many different totals, but Obama has been starting to rack up a lot more superdelegates in the last week and he’s very close to locking this up. CNN: Obama – Pledged (1660), Super (309), Total (1,969) Clinton – Pledged (1500), Super (279), Total (1,779) 57 for Obama to win, 247 for […]

May 26th, 2008 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

Obama Within 70 Delegates Of Clinching

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Pledged Delegates, Super Delegates!!!

Most sites seem to have a different number, but let’s look at several of them and see where we’re at in the race to 2,026. Real Clear Politics Obama – 1975, 51 to win Clinton – 1775, 250 to win Dem Con Watch Obama – 1962, 64 to win Clinton – 1780, 245 to win […]

May 21st, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »