Wednesday, 06 February 2008
U.S. Sen. John McCain and U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton gained significant victories in primaries throughout the nation including Oklahoma in Tuesday night’s “Super Tuesday” battles. On the Democrat side Clinton won eight states including Oklahoma. U.S. Sen. Barack Obama won 14 states and is only 90 delegates behind Clinton in the race for delegates to the national convention. A total of 2025 delegates are needed to secure the Democrat nomination for President.
McCain appears to have an overwhelming margin of Republican delegates with 610 to date. Mitt Rommey follows with 257 and Mike Huckabee with 202 of the 1191 delegates needed for the Republican nomination. Oklahoma’s popular vote favored Clinton with 228,597, Obama with 130,206 and John Edward with 42,853. Among Republicans McCain won 123,094 votes with Huckabee securing 111,996 and Romney with 83,119 votes.
Last Updated ( Thursday, 07 February 2008 )