Up to the Minute Delegate Counts; Plus Late States

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WASHINGTON D.C. — Here are some states that have been called late by the networks.

– Arizona for McCain and Clinton
– North Dakota for Romney
– Idaho for Obama
– Minnesota for Romney and Obama

According to NBC’s Chuck Todd, the delegate totals from the states so far (which includes more or less everything important but California) look like this:

Obama: 594 delegates
Clinton: 546 delegates

McCain: 400-650 delegates
Romney: 170-428 delegates

On the Democratic side, Obama has won more states than Clinton (with particularly strong luck in small states and caucus states), but Clinton has won larger states. California is still the big kahuna.

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