Election 2008

Update on Delegate Scorecard

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The latest tally in the race between Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama for the Democratic nomination.


Here's a reasonably quick recounting of where things stand in the Democratic contest.

BLOCK: First in the delegate count. According to the tally by the Associated Press, Barack Obama now leads Hillary Clinton by 125 delegates overall. He has 1,714, she has 1,589. Included in that total are superdelegates and among that smaller subset, Clinton leads by 25, she has 258 superdelegates to Obama's 233. As far as pledged delegates, Obama leads by 150.

SIEGEL: And moving on to the popular vote, Barack Obama has the lead there as well with 49.2 percent. The Clinton has 47.5 percent - that works out to a margin just under 500,000 votes in all. These numbers are coming from the Web site RealClearPolitics and that total does not include some caucuses in states that didn't release popular vote totals.

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