June 1st, 2008
03:14 PM ET
10 years ago

CNN projects Clinton wins Puerto Rico primary

Clinton wins Sunday's vote by a wide margin, according to exclusive CNN exit polls.

Filed under: Puerto Rico
soundoff (132 Responses)
  1. Pope, Philadelphia

    Hill wins PR
    Obama wins nomination

    its all relative

    June 1, 2008 04:16 pm at 4:16 pm |
  2. wiser

    The super delegates better wake up, Senator Clinton has the popular vote. If the DNC supports the popular-vote loser this will ensure a losing outcome in November.

    America will not support poor judgment plus no experience! Senator Obama’s race will be a repeat of the 1972 election.

    June 1, 2008 04:25 pm at 4:25 pm |
  3. Lois

    WoooooooooooooHooooooooooooo Hilary won PR!!! All these votes will SURELY help in November !!!!


    June 1, 2008 04:26 pm at 4:26 pm |
  4. A bitter mid westerner who loves guns and God

    A great victory for USA and a great win for Hillary

    There is no doubt in my mind that Hillary should be the candidate this fall,

    Obomus is a loser., Hillary is a winner.

    Let's go with a winner

    June 1, 2008 04:26 pm at 4:26 pm |
  5. Christopher Wiren

    Angry Clinton supporters tell party leaders: 'Let's go McCain!'
    Is this not a failure?!

    Why would any person, in their right mind, suddenly be PRO WAR and ANTI HEALTHCARE?

    4 years of more Bush is NOT the right thing for the Democratic Party.
    Should we not stand for our believes, against the Republicans, regardless of the outcome in this nomination?

    June 1, 2008 04:27 pm at 4:27 pm |
  6. Super Democrate

    Didn't her whole family basically live in there for about 2 weeks? She should win. Now help us to come together and win the general election.

    June 1, 2008 04:33 pm at 4:33 pm |
  7. What if?

    CONGRATULATIONS TO HILLARY, now EXIT to the left, Please!!!

    Democrat “08”

    June 1, 2008 04:38 pm at 4:38 pm |
  8. ashok

    I hope that clinton will win the nomination. At the same time, Obama is also a deserved candidate. But the advantage of Clinton become a nominee, two presidents can rule the country with good prior knowledge which will reduce world terrorism.

    June 1, 2008 04:40 pm at 4:40 pm |
  9. Griff

    Puerto Rico split??? Your Nation, is Spit in Two.... The World is watching this one, very closely..... "The Women" will win in the End..
    Remember, Remember, what happens in November.....History is being made....

    June 1, 2008 04:50 pm at 4:50 pm |
  10. goawaymongers

    See ya TUESDAY!! Then it will be "See ya Hillary!"

    June 1, 2008 04:51 pm at 4:51 pm |
  11. jordan davis

    Why did hillary clinton win in puerto rico instead of in cuba and do you think that barack obama will try and stop her?

    June 1, 2008 04:54 pm at 4:54 pm |
  12. shirley.roybal,surprise,az.

    viva la hillary,para presidenta y es la mehor !!!!!!!!!

    June 1, 2008 04:56 pm at 4:56 pm |
  13. tammy

    Hillary is beating Obama in Puerto Rico with a huge margin! If Obama is claiming he is the front runner, why he still at this point in the race, cannot close the deal? If he's that good, shouldn't he be winning Puerto Rico today? HILLARY '08

    June 1, 2008 04:58 pm at 4:58 pm |
  14. Bob Braile

    "Clintithmatic": The math by which you declare victory in the popular vote by counting elections where you were the only candidate on the ballot, count primaries where there will be no presidential election, and do not count caucus states that do not release popular votes where a majority went to your opponent. Ahhh, if only I could get the IRS adopt this math with my tax return.

    June 1, 2008 04:58 pm at 4:58 pm |

    Please leave the Democrat Party and go Independant and take the White House-–Hillary 36% of the vote will take it.

    June 1, 2008 05:01 pm at 5:01 pm |
  16. mike

    who cares!

    June 1, 2008 05:02 pm at 5:02 pm |
  17. loyaltohillary

    The people who are most affected by the poor economy are saying that Hillary is the best candidate to win the white house and can turn around the economy to a better future. Rich people are not backing her because they are scared that they will loose their wealth if Hillary wins.

    Don't quit Hillary. A lot of real people love you. If you don't win that is because the media is bias and sexist but definitely not racist.

    Hillary 08!!!

    June 1, 2008 05:08 pm at 5:08 pm |
  18. Enlightened Voter

    What happened to the gas tax holiday?

    June 1, 2008 05:08 pm at 5:08 pm |
  19. Helen

    WELL DESERVED – Senator Hillary is the Answer for the Democrats.
    Hillary – keep on going – Every success.

    Congratulations on your win in Puerto Rico

    June 1, 2008 05:11 pm at 5:11 pm |

    48HARS TO GO OBAMA WILL HAVE IT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    June 1, 2008 05:15 pm at 5:15 pm |
  21. Super Democrate

    If the Clinton's came to my house and spent as much money as they did in Puerto Rico I'll vote for here too.

    June 1, 2008 05:19 pm at 5:19 pm |
  22. Mary

    Wow....big shocker...is there no other news to report today....please stop trying to make the Clintons news...they are over and done with. get over it and move on...if all your pathetic Clinton supporters choose to "punish" the country by voting for McCain...then when we are counting 10,000 dead in Iraq...I hope you can look yourselves in the mirror.

    June 1, 2008 05:22 pm at 5:22 pm |
  23. Connie Sturgeon

    This is news, everyone has been projecting this for the last month.

    Connie from Indiana

    June 1, 2008 05:36 pm at 5:36 pm |
  24. sophia nyc

    Who cares? PR shouldn't vote in the primaries since they don't vote in the general. Makes no sense.

    June 1, 2008 05:42 pm at 5:42 pm |
  25. David, Santa Rosa, CA

    News Headlines
    Hillary trounces Obama in Puerto Rico!
    Congratulations Sen Clinton. That's great. You've been vindicated. You sure showed us.

    "Obama Wins WH, invites Clintons to Inaugural Ball."
    Oops. But hey, look on the bright side you WON a territory that doesn't vote in the GE.. that's the important thing!

    June 1, 2008 05:43 pm at 5:43 pm |
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