Obama a step closer to nomination
Barack Obama is now closer to the Democratic Party nomination. Obama won the North Corolina primary by a big margin 56-41 and Hillary Clinton had a narrow 51-49 win in Indiana, but the results did not end the race to decide the party nominee for the November Presidential election against Republican John McCain.
The two split the 187 delegates at stake in the two states, but Obama’s bigger win in the larger state North Corolina meant that he moved a little closer to the 2025 delegates needed to win the nomination. Obama now leads 1836-1681 in the race, the tally including some 500 super delegates split between the two candidates.