Can Obama finally clinch it overnight?

Can Obama finally clinch it overnight?


    Will he win enough pledged delegates to get a majority?

The sign is from Prosperity, South Carolina and overnight is probably the last occasion when the picture can be used because it’s highly likely that Obama will pick up enough pledged delegates to be able to claim a clear majority.

There are 51 at stake from today’s Kentucky primary and 52 from Oregon. He just needs 25 of them to be able to claim he’s won on this count. A more significant total might be 50 on the the night because then he would have a majority including the disputed states of Florida and Michigan.

This is a big ask because Kentucky is almost certainly going to be overwhelmingly for Hillary. Can he secure enough in Oregon to offset that? That’s challenging.

Mike Smithson

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