Based on the preliminary exit polls and our reporting, ABC News projects Sen. Barack Obama will have enough delegates to secure the Democratic nomination after the votes from the final primary contests are counted tonight. ABC News projects Obama will secure the nomination on final day of primaries.
Obama, D-Ill., is within 9 delegates of the 2,118 needed to clinch the Democratic nomination for president and is expected to win an additional number of delegates in the final primary contests and further superdelegate endorsements Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 3, 2008
ABC Joins The AP In Calling It For Obama
ABC News is joining the AP in declaring that Barack Obama has clinched the Democratic nomination.