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Obama’s misleading coronation – With important UPDATE

[UPDATE] Please read Riverdaughter’s comment below!

No Quarter posted this easy to follow post of the Primary results:

It’s a Tie! (Popular Vote v. Pledged Delegates)
Here are the final totals:

POPULAR VOTE (all primaries and caucuses)
Hillary Clinton: 17,785,009
Barack Obama: 17,479,990

PLEDGED DELEGATES
Barack Obama: 1766.5
Hillary Clinton: 1639.5

Currently, 2118 delegates are needed to win the nomination, according to the DNC. A successful appeal of the RBC’s recent decisions on Florida and Michigan would change that threshold to 2210, but that’s less relevant now because the pledged delegate allocations are fairly final (pending completion of state conventions) and, again, neither Clinton nor Obama will have enough pledged delegates to reach either 2118 or 2210. Continue reading

Hillary needs our help: Contact Super Delegates today

Confluencians, I know that Hillary has assure us that she is untouched by the insults and demands that she quit. But, I would surely be easier for her if the noise was countered by the ringing endorsement of a Super Delegate (or dozen 🙂 )

Jeralyn at Talk Left has a link to a site that makes it easy to contact Super Delegates. Here’s what she has to say:

Here’s the link to Lobby Superdelegates.

Pick your state, tell them you are a constituent and make your case for your favorite candidate.

Superdelegates can make up their minds or change their minds anytime up until the convention. So long as Hillary stays in the race, there is no victor. As of tonight and tomorrow, this is a two person race.

Obama leads in pledged delegates, but doesn’t have the magic number. Hillary leads in the popular vote. More people have voted for her than Obama.

With neither candidate winning both the pledged delegate total and the popular vote, the question is, who is more electable in November and who can better lead our country?

Don’t be shy, this may be your last chance.

Here’s an experiment:  Before you make a comment to this post, please send a note to a Super Delegate.  Be nice, be gentle, be firm — Hillary is counting on us.

Calling Young Democrats

As a former Young Democrat’s National Committee Woman, I always take an interest in their activities. But I totally forgot that they hold a couple of Super Delegates slots:

As President and Vice President of the College Democrats of America, Lauren Wolfe and Awais Khaleel are both superdelegates at the As President and Vice President of the College Democrats of America, Lauren Wolfe and Awais Khaleel are both superdelegates at the Democratic Convention in Denver. They are both undecided and want to know how college students feel they should vote! Contact them and let them know how you feel.

Do you know any Hillary supporting Young Democrats? Ask them to Tell Lauren & Awais How To Cast Their Superdelegate Votes!