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7 More Pledged Delegates Switch To Obama

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Edwards, Iowa, Pledged Delegates, South Carolina

I talked about one of Edwards’ switchers earlier, and now 6 out of the 8 from South Carolina and 1 from Iowa have announced they’re backing Obama. They are… Daniel Boan, South Carolina Christine Brennan-Bond, South Carolina Robert Groce, South Carolina Susan Smith, South Carolina Mike Evatt, South Carolina Lauren Bilton, South Carolina Machelle Crum, […]

May 15th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Pledged Delegate Switches From Edwards To Obama

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Edwards, New Hampshire, Pledged Delegates

I missed this earlier… PORTSMOUTH, N.H.—A New Hampshire Democratic Party delegate who had supported John Edwards says he will support Barack Obama, now that Edwards has endorsed his former political rival for the party’s presidential nominee. Joshua Denton of Portsmouth, 26, an Iraq war veteran, says he thinks that both Obama and Hillary Clinton would […]

May 15th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

The New Number: 2,026

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

With Childers’ win in Mississippi’s special election last night, another superdelegate has been added since all state representatives get a vote. No word on who he’ll back, but Mississippi went really big (61% to 37%) for Obama. By the way, Clinton and company have now revised their number to 2,210. I point this out only […]

May 14th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Pledged Delegate Switches To Obama

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

No, not a superdelegate. A pledged delegate. They’re actually free to switch if they want to and so I guess the “anything can happen” meme is actually starting to work in Barack’s favor. Because who thought a pledged delegate was going to switch at this point. From Wash Post: Prince George’s County Executive Jack B. […]

May 13th, 2008 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Hillary Wins!

By donar | Related entries in Barack, Cartoons, Democrats, Pledged Delegates, Political Graffiti, Super Delegates!!!

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May 12th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Clinton: “Each Of Us Has To Get To 2,025 Delegates”

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

On February 22nd, Hillary Clinton said the following in an interview with Diane Sawyer on Good Morning America: So why was it the right number then, but it’s phony now? Folks, this is about fairness, and you can’t move the finish line 3/4 of the way through the race and expect nobody to cry foul. […]

May 8th, 2008 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

According To Clinton Camp, 2,025 Is “A Phony Number”

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

The 2,025 number has been THE finish line since the beginning of the campaign. Not until the Clinton camp started to see their imminent demise did they start to make the argument that the “real” number is actually 2,209…which would include delegates from Florida and Michigan. From Politico: The Obama campaign agrees with the Democratic […]

May 8th, 2008 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

Michigan Primary Solution?

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

Bottom line, she’d get 10 more delegates than him. My guess is that he’ll probably accept this and she won’t. However, the important part here is that this is being put forth by Michigan democrats, so it’s going to be very hard for her to say no at this point: The state party’s executive committee […]

May 8th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Hillary Camp Tries To Change Total Delegates Needed

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

This is amazing. They’ve literally changed the total needed to win. So anybody who comes to her “Delegate Hub” website will think that 2,208 is what Obama has to get, not 2,025. Here’s a screenshot, with the delegate part highlighted… Again, there’s NO mention of the race to reach 2,025 delegates. Why? Because they know […]

May 6th, 2008 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

How Bad Is It For Hillary?

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

The New York Times has a delegate scorecard thingamajig and I’m going to play out a few scenarios here. First, let’s say Hillary and Obama split the remaining pledged delegates. What % of the supers would she need? Think 73% is possible? If so, I have a bridge you might be interested in buying… Okay, […]

May 5th, 2008 | Permalink| 3 Comments »