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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 »

2 Superdelegates For Obama Today

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

As I’ve noted yesterday, he’s been really racking them up lately, and depending on which news service you look at, he’s leading Hillary from anywhere between 26 and 16 supers. Today, we have Guam Representative Madeleine Bordallo coming out for Obama: “Today I have pledged my support as a superdelegate to Senator Barack Obama. Senator […]

May 20th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Clinton Donor Offered $1 Million For Superdelegate Support?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Hillary, Money, Super Delegates!!!

Oh boy…she did not need this… From Huff Post: One of Sen. Hillary Clinton’s top financial supporters offered $1 million to the Young Democrats of America during a phone conversation in which he also pressed for the organization’s two uncommitted superdelegates to endorse the New York Democrat, a high-ranking official with YDA told The Huffington […]

May 19th, 2008 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Democratic Superdelegate Tallies

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

I haven’t been keeping up with this very much lately so let’s go to the latest counts. Politico Obama – 296.5 Clinton – 270.5 Obama – +26 Real Clear Politics Obama – 298 Clinton – 275 Obama – +23 Dem Con Watch Obama – 298.5 Clinton – 276.5 Obama – +22 PBS Obama – 299 […]

May 19th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Obama Won’t Declare Victory On Tuesday

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

A smart move on the Illinois senator’s part. From Politico: At the heart of the bid to steer reporters from the he-will-declare-victory narrative is a recognition that Clinton, who trails by a historically small margin, claims millions of supporters who don’t want her unceremoniously pushed out of the race. And the Democratic party views its […]

May 19th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Obama Adds 4 Superdelegates Today

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, California, D.C., Democrats, Hillary, Super Delegates!!!, Washington

By the way, I’m adding “Total Delegates Needed To Clinch” to the totals below because Obama is getting within 100. First, Rep. Henry Waxman and Rep. Howard Berman of California… Senator Obama’s vision for change has inspired tens of millions of Americans,” Chairman Waxman said. “And he’s also proved that he has the experience, judgment, […]

May 15th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

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 »

Obama Picks Up 2 More Superdelegates

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Oklahoma, Super Delegates!!!, Wisconsin

They seem to come in pairs of two lately, don’t they? DNC member Lena Taylor of Wisconsin… State Sen. Lena Taylor from Milwaukee announced her support for Obama on Wednesday afternoon. Late Tuesday night University of Wisconsin-Madison student Awais Khaleel announced his endorsement for Obama on a YouTube video. That makes 11 superdelegates in Wisconsin […]

May 14th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Obama Adds 2 More Superdelegates Today

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

College Democrats of America President Lauren Wolfe and Vice President Awais Khaleel endorse Obama today via YouTube: However, since Wolfe is from Michigan, her vote will only count if the DNC comes to some sort of agreement with the state. That’s why I’m only adding 1 to Obama’s total below. Post-Pennsylvania Delegate Pickups: Obama – […]

May 14th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Obama Adds 1.5 Superdelegates

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

First Rep. Pete Visclosky from Indiana… The Merrillville Democrat becomes the seventh Indiana superdelegate to endorse Obama. In a statement Wednesday, Visclosky says Obama “promises to bring Americans together.” Visclosky represents much of northwestern Indiana, just over the border from Chicago, where Obama lives. He also added Christine Schon Marques of the Democrats Abroad, who […]

May 14th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »