February 23rd, 2008


Obama wins Democrats Abroad Primary

Overseas Americans gave Obama his 11th win in a row. Results from the primary held for members of the Democratic Party living abroad, were 15,214 (65.8%) for Barack Obama, 7,501 (32.5%) for Hillary Clinton. In all, 23,105 votes were cast.

In Spain, where I live, 2,035 votes were cast: 68.5% Obama, 29.2% Clinton.

The Democrats Abroad Global Presidential Primary was conducted February 5-12, 2008. Balloting took place at voting centers in over 30 countries, by mail and fax, and for the first time, on the Internet through a secure online voting system. Online ballots were cast from 164 countries and territories, from Antarctica to Zambia.

Complete results are available at http://www.democratsabroad.org

The focus for the organization now shifts to helping overseas Americans vote. Citizens can request a ballot using http://www.VoteFromAbroad.org