Arkansas for Obama

The delegation from Clinton's adopted home state, which she won in a landslide in the primaries, gave all its votes to Barack Obama.

Published August 27, 2008 10:02PM (EDT)

DENVER -- On Super Tuesday, Hillary Clinton won her adopted state by a landslide. She won Arkansas' Democratic primary with 70 percent of the vote to Barack Obama's 26 percent, and captured a large majority of the state's pledged delegates.

So it was particularly symbolic when Arkansas' delegation to the Democratic convention, after expressing its pride in its one-time first lady, gave every single one of its 47 votes to Obama.

By Alex Koppelman

Alex Koppelman is a staff writer for Salon.

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