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Awaiting Results: Obama Takes Guam By Seven Votes

Seven. Votes. More than 4,500 Democrats voted in Guam today with the squeaker results: Obama, 2,264; Clinton, 2,257.

Well politics fans, it doesn't get any closer than that. The US territory will send four pledged delegates and five superdelegates to the National Convention, though they don't get a vote in the November general election.

Hillary Clinton has pledged to change that — according to her campaign Clinton, "believes that every American citizen should be able to vote for the president and have their vote count. Citizens should have representation in the executive branch of their national government. Territories send young men and women to serve in the US military, and they should have a say in who is their commander in chief."

Update: Don't forget to set your DVRs (or get up early) tomorrow to catch Obama for the full hour of NBC's Meet the Press, and flip over to catch Clinton on This Week on ABC.

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ohkate ohkate 7 years
represent! I didn't know guam got a vote, goes to show what I know q:
hausfrau hausfrau 7 years
More proof that they are closet conservatives!! once they break out the pearls, its all over!! ;)
syako syako 7 years
I think citizen and liberty are the only gals on here with dresses to their knees! ;)
harmonyfrance harmonyfrance 7 years
Hi Beauti! :WAVE:
vasanta vasanta 7 years
yes miss hillary, you just change the rules after the game is over, and we will pretend we dont notice.
CitizenSugar CitizenSugar 7 years
Ooh, thanks for noticing the new duds! I'm especially taken with my red, strappy sandals! Now them's some sensible shoes ;)
hausfrau hausfrau 7 years
BTW Citizen, I was just thinking on Friday how your avatars could use new outfits! You read my mind!
hausfrau hausfrau 7 years
7 stinking votes!!! Thats awesome!! See Hill, just keep on it! ;)
kikidawn kikidawn 7 years
7 votes! Wow!! And I can't believe they don't get a vote in the general!
raciccarone raciccarone 7 years
Ims, I am joking. I didn't mean to offend anyone, especially in Guam.
BeautiJunki BeautiJunki 7 years
Hey HF- haven't seen you around. I find this a bit amusing as, like a high school election! 7 votes! I did think there were going to be more voters...I thought Guam was bigger than that.?!
syako syako 7 years
that's strange that they get to vote in the primary but not the general... :ponder:
lms lms 7 years
Raciccarone..you are joking right?
raciccarone raciccarone 7 years
There's no such place as Guam. The Obama people just made that up. Come on!
harmonyfrance harmonyfrance 7 years
WOW. Seven votes? Crazy. I thought Obama was supposed to win by a landslide? I'm confused.
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