The Democratic race by the numbers

Whose got how many delegates in the race for the Democratic nomination for president?

It depends on how you want to slice it.

Using the excellent Real Clear Politics database, here’s the various ways of looking at it.

TOTAL DELEGATES

Obama: 1913

Clinton: 1721

SUPER DELEGATES

Obama 303

Clinton 278

DELEGATES FROM STATES WITH PRIMARIES

Obama: 1677

Clinton: 1590

DELEGATES FROM STATES WITH CAUCUSES

Obama: 236

Clinton: 131

DELEGATES FROM STATES WITH MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TEAMS

Obama: 957

Clinton: 927

POPULAR VOTE

Obama: 16,108,538

Clinton: 15,512,424

POPULAR VOTE (With Florida & Michigan)

Obama: 16,684,752

Clinton: 16,711,719

MPR (via NPR) provides coverage of today’s Oregon and Kentucky primaries from 9-11 p.m. CT.

  • Mark Gisleson

    No offense, but those popular vote numbers are (wrong), and probably came from the Clinton campaign.

    To get that number you had to include all of Clinton’s votes from Michigan and Florida, even though Obama wasn’t even on the ballot in Michigan and got no votes there. But that’s not enough to give Clinton the popular vote. You also have to NOT COUNT everyone who went to a caucus, and that includes Minnesotans.

    So when you call that the popular vote, you’re not counting any Minnesotans. The fact is that there is no scenario in which Hillary Clinton beats Barack Obama in any meaningful computation of the results, or even in any of the meaningless scenarios her supporters keep trotting out.