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Tuesday, February 05, 2008

US expats vote Obama in his Indonesian childhood city

JAKARTA (AFP) — Amid balloons and bunting, US presidential hopeful Barack Obama won an early "Super Tuesday" victory over Hillary Clinton in the Indonesian capital where he spent part of his childhood. It may have been small -- fewer than 100 registered Democrats took part -- but it was a first chance for Americans abroad to cast their vote in the race for the party's White House candidate. The midnight (1700 GMT Monday) ballot at a five-star hotel saw red-eyed US expatriates stay up late to choose between Obama and Clinton. Continue reading

Update: Exit poll in Tokyo? Obama reportedly leads 9 to 1.

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