Thursday, June 5, 2008

Nomination Battle, Post-Mortem

The interactive graphic included with this article is fascinating. It shows where the candidates drew their support. Most amazingly, Cook County, IL accounts for the entire margin of Obama's popular-vote lead.* The upshot: we Cook Countians really really love Obama.

*Boilerplate explanation: Popular vote totals as arrived at by excluding Florida's and Michigan's unsanctioned primaries and including estimates from the caucuses that didn't release official vote totals.

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