Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Obama wins & Wins

Here in Washington State, the results of Sec. o' State Sam (R)eeds Taxpayer funded Presidential Candidate Popularity Poll are coming in:
Barack Obama - 50%
Hillary Clinton - 47%
54% of precincts reporting

- And in a contest that will actually send delegates to the Democratic Party's National Nominating Convention:
Obama Wins Wis. for 9th Straight Triumph

AP Special Correspondent

...With the votes counted in more than 80 percent of Wisconsin's precincts, Obama was winning 58 percent of the vote to 41 percent for Clinton.

Wisconsin offered 74 national convention delegates. There were 20 delegates at stake in Hawaii, where Obama spent much of his youth.

The Illinois senator's Wisconsin victory left him with 1,303 delegates in The Associated Press' count, compared with 1,233 for Clinton, a margin that masks his 145-delegate lead among those picked in primaries or caucuses. It takes 2,025 to win the nomination at the party's national convention in Denver. ...(full article)

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