May 3rd, 2008
11:36 AM ET
14 years ago

Obama continues to lead in Guam

(CNN) - Barack Obama continues to lead Hillary Clinton in Guam's Democratic caucuses as local party officials work into the early morning tallying votes from Saturday's event.

With 7 out of 19 villages reporting, Obama leads with 497 votes (55.3 percent) to 401 votes for Clinton (44.7 percent).

Guam caucus officials merged some village returns together, reducing the total number of villages from 21 to 19.


Filed under: Candidate Barack Obama • Guam • Hillary Clinton
soundoff (254 Responses)
  1. Charlotte

    Democrats are still on opposite sides of at about 50/50 give or take. We are in a battle of the century...

    May 3, 2008 11:54 am at 11:54 am |
  2. Cowboy Jack

    WOW, 4 whole delegates at stake.... i wonder if Obama outspent Hillary here too?

    May 3, 2008 11:54 am at 11:54 am |
  3. Michael

    Good 😀

    May 3, 2008 11:54 am at 11:54 am |
  4. Jenny

    I am so sad about the way the media has taken sides with Rev. Wright issue. I have never seen a whole President of America lying on TV than Mr Bush has and yet nobody questions him about it. Now listen to what John McCann said that the Iraq war was for purely oil. I think the American people are smart enough not to destroy a candidate whose aim is to bridge the divide in the america and the world. Look the world is tired of these lies by Senator Clinton and John McCann about this. The media has a role to play for America to get a better person for president than somebody who will further divide America and the world.

    May 3, 2008 11:54 am at 11:54 am |
  5. Mike Cairo, NY

    Guam, where the minimum wage laws don't apply to US citizens thanks to Nancy Pelosi. Now they are in the spotlight, bring up this issue!

    May 3, 2008 11:55 am at 11:55 am |
  6. renea

    I THOUGHT THE CLINTONS DID NOT THINK CAUCUS OR RED ST ATES SHOULD COUNT ANYWAY.

    May 3, 2008 11:55 am at 11:55 am |
  7. Katherine

    COME ON GUAM IT IS TIME FOR TRUE CHANGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    OBAMA'08

    May 3, 2008 11:55 am at 11:55 am |
  8. Tony, Wilton, ME

    Since Obama is leading, Guam will be of little consequence. Were Hillary leading – it would be yet another sign of Hillary's electability ignoring that Guam residents have no vote in the general elections.

    May 3, 2008 11:56 am at 11:56 am |
  9. Just Politics

    And the headline will read Obama favored to carry Guam wins just another caucus state by narrow margin. And if a tree falls in Guam will anyone know it?

    Apparently Hillary though it was important enough to pour campaign money that she doesn't have into that caucus state. A win is a win right Hillbag?

    May 3, 2008 11:56 am at 11:56 am |
  10. Jonas

    Looks like Hillary is sneaking up on Obama. You guys have to remember shes considred the "come back kid"..

    May 3, 2008 11:56 am at 11:56 am |
  11. Guam Voter

    . . . The word in Washington is that there are only a about 100 seats
    left on the Obama train, so next week every delegate will be scrambling
    to endorse Senator Obama.

    Yes We Can

    May 3, 2008 11:57 am at 11:57 am |
  12. Ade, Memphis

    Even Guamites know that it is time for a change.
    It is time to turn off the TV, disregard media's biased reporting, and schemes. It is time to look at each candidate thoroughly by ourselves, and base our judgments on our guts, and not on the idiotic analysis from CNN, MSNBC, "Fallacy" News etc

    May 3, 2008 11:57 am at 11:57 am |
  13. Canadian observer

    Go Obama ! Our prayers are with you. The US needs a good and a smart man like you in the White House.

    Yes you can ! Yes you will !

    Obama '08, '12

    May 3, 2008 11:57 am at 11:57 am |
  14. mitch from ark.

    GO OBAMA!!!

    May 3, 2008 11:58 am at 11:58 am |
  15. Angela Butler

    Dear sirs,
    I am writting to you because I believe that this president race is TOTALLY unfair! Mr.Obama, has a lead not due to his experience, of which he has none, but souly because Oparh winfrey swore she would buy his president place with whatever she had to give!!!! I
    totally agree that he( Obama) would not be where he is if he was white! Mrs. Clinton has 18 years of experience, she has proved over and over again that she is FOR the people. A gas tax break, YES, Obama NO???? Some thing so small yet would mean alot to the american people and yet Obama doesn't even want to do that, So what will happen when it comes to something large????
    We the people have the right to have a leader that is for us and not for themselves! We need a
    LEADER NOT A EGO!!!!

    Sincerly ,
    Angela Butler

    May 3, 2008 11:58 am at 11:58 am |
  16. Sliv

    That's more than a 10% lead. Hillary's lead in PA was less than 10%, down from polls touting a 20% lead, and you all called it huge!

    You are so into discounting smaller contests and using large ones as momentum busters for Obama. How are you going to play 31 contest wins for Obama vs. 15 for Clinton? Only the 15 are important states?

    Keep the results coming. Go Obama

    May 3, 2008 11:58 am at 11:58 am |
  17. Lorna, NY

    Go Barak...Let's close this deal!

    May 3, 2008 11:59 am at 11:59 am |
  18. Marcella McEwing

    I must be realy stupid. I have been under the impression that Hilary or McCain could not possibly be president if elected, this summer. So please tell me how they can have a gas holiday to help my pocketbook this summer? Obama makes the most sense in the long range planning which he can do if elected in November.

    May 3, 2008 11:59 am at 11:59 am |
  19. Mark

    If you're a Hillary fan then Guam won't count... She doesn't believe in Caucuses... unless she was winning more of them... I hope it all ends this tuesday but i have a fear they will split. If Hillary wins by 9% it's a landslide but if Obama wins by 9% it's to close to call... go figure.

    May 3, 2008 11:59 am at 11:59 am |
  20. Michael Templer

    How pathetic has this gotten

    were down to Guam

    Guam

    90% of the people in this country couldn't find it on a map or come within

    1000 miles

    May 3, 2008 12:00 pm at 12:00 pm |
  21. NotThisTimeinNY

    Did Wright hurt Obama??? Will PaulvClinton.com hurt Billary???
    Either you are with her or you are on the winning team!!!

    Barack "The Truth about the Gas Tax" Obama 2008!!!

    May 3, 2008 12:01 pm at 12:01 pm |
  22. mediahack

    Go Obama Go .. Now we've got the momentum!
    Hillary Should Quit!

    May 3, 2008 12:04 pm at 12:04 pm |
  23. mimi de la cruz foe OBAMA

    SEN.OBAMA WILL LEAD ALL THE WAY TO THE WHITE HOUSE.

    May 3, 2008 12:04 pm at 12:04 pm |
  24. HAPPY MARIE CHANTAL

    La Guadeloupe pour obama, nous prions tous les jours. OBAMA gagnera en Novembre.

    He will

    May 3, 2008 12:04 pm at 12:04 pm |
  25. jimbo

    who cares... no, I don't say that because I think if Obama is leading it doesn't matter. I am saying this because we all know the caucuses are stupid and undemocratic. FACT. If it wasn't for caucuses Hillary would have put this away a long, long time ago.

    and this they call a democracy... shame

    May 3, 2008 12:05 pm at 12:05 pm |
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