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Saturday, May 31, 2008

The New Numbers: D.N.C. Cuts Fla., Mich. Votes in Half


Florida: The Measure passed 27-0

Clinton receiving 52.5 votes
Obama 33.5,
John Edwards 6.5.
The remaining unpledged delegates, known as superdelegates, also get one half of one vote on the convention floor.

Michigan: The Measure passed 19-8
Senator Clinton, 69 delegates casting 34.5 votes
Senator Obama 59 delegates casting 29.5 votes
All unpledged delegates allocated by the call shall be entitled to cast one-half vote.

The Michigan Democratic Party shall conduct a process to fill the pledged delegate positions in accordance with Rules 5, 6, 7 and 12 of the delegate selection rules, including candidate right of approval.

NYT Blog here

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