This year, neither one of the democratic candidates will be able to secure their nominations before the convention. Both democratic candidates, Hilary Clinton, the United States senator from New York and former first lady, and Barack Obama, past senator of Illinois are in a dead heat till the finish. Currently, contests are closely divided in the hunt for the 2,025 delegates needed for the nomination with so far: 1,262 for Obama and 1,213 for Clinton. Meanwhile, after all things are taken into consideration, the question is who will end up coming out on top. Barack Obama, who appeared to be the underdog from the beginning has proved many wrong and he is the one who will take it all the way, continuing to mesmerize voters from coast to coast with his oratorical expertise.
A larger number of delegates and a greater momentum are the characteristics of the winning candidate.
In the bigger game of delegates, they are both neck and neck with Obama slightly ahead. However, Barack has already sealed the deal on having greater momentum. Hilary's campaign manager stepped down just last Sunday, possibly showing the needs of a tune-up and surely a weakness. This only goes to prove Barack Obama's campaign is running better and much more smoothly, especially with Obama's recent sweep taking control the past couple of weeks. Since the candidate with the greater amount of delegates and stronger momentum is most likely to end up winning, Barack Obama will end up being the democratic candidate for the presidential election of 2008.
Winning primaries and caucuses is how you earn nominations. Clinton has gone the past eight competitions without a win. Obama again won this week, adding the Potomac primaries in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia to his triumphs, forming a snowball of...