May 3rd, 2008
07:05 PM ET
13 years ago

Obama wins Guam by 7 votes

(CNN) - Barack Obama has won the Guam Democratic caucuses by a margin of 7 votes. Obama and Hillary Clinton will split the U.S. territory's four pledged delegate votes evenly, with two apiece.

More to come.

Filed under: Candidate Barack Obama • Delegates • Guam • Hillary Clinton
soundoff (297 Responses)
  1. Shirley

    You dissapoint me. The Rev. Wright, POLITICS OF FEAR, instead of a picture of Senator Obama with the above headline.......Wonder if Wolf Blitzer, Lou Dobbs, and a few others can resign and head on over to Fox News; you all deserve each other. What gets me the most is that you somehow think this strategy is working for youe favorite candidates, "The Clintons". How much did your network get paid?

    May 3, 2008 09:47 pm at 9:47 pm |
  2. CNN sucks

    Someone won an election, you are putting wright in front... MSM

    May 3, 2008 09:48 pm at 9:48 pm |
  3. billy yates

    BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA is a flake, is he nothing more than a preacher, that is all he wants to do this will go to the dnc, with howard dean yelling like a little baby (LOL) remember that fla. and mich. will come too play hillary won fla. out right by a big margin and BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA was stupid enough to take his name off the ballot in mich. that is why he and his campaign wants to split the votes what loosers.

    you throw fla. and mich. in the win column for hillary this thing is just about over, that is why they are waiting as long as they can, i vote rep. mccain will win by a landslide againt BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA againt hillary it will be much closer.

    May 3, 2008 09:48 pm at 9:48 pm |
  4. AJ, IL

    A win is a win! If Hillary-supporters are saying that Guam doesn't matter because Obama and Hillary split the delegates, they should revisit who is leading in pledged delegates! If Obama takes Indiana and North Carolina on May 6th, then that would mean three wins in a row and the superdelegates will trickle even faster to Obama.

    Obama in 08!

    May 3, 2008 11:10 pm at 11:10 pm |
  5. KC

    To all the idiots who called other people idiots, it is 7 VOTES not 7 points. Votes are things that people actually go into a poll and decide which person to choose. The island of Guam actually has people, and it is 7 more PEOPLE(=VOTES) who go for Obama than Clinton.

    May 3, 2008 11:11 pm at 11:11 pm |
  6. Mary NC

    if Hillary had won Quam by 7 votes,she would be yelling to all superdelegates a win is a win so yell the same Obama-A WIN IS A WIN Go Obama,NC is for you

    May 3, 2008 11:12 pm at 11:12 pm |
  7. Mike in CA

    OK, one more time.. BO supporters.....PERCENTAGES ARE BASED ON 100......the number 7 out of 4500 total votes is 7 divided by 4500...result .0015% (one and a half thousandth of one percent....not 7%) please go talk to your school's math teacher or your child's math teacher 🙂

    May 3, 2008 11:12 pm at 11:12 pm |
  8. JN

    yea the momentum goes on ..and yes, she IS still losing!

    May 3, 2008 11:18 pm at 11:18 pm |
  9. tuyen Nguyen-Hopkins

    Wow, Obama and Hillary was close. Finally, he won in Guam.

    I beliave he will continue to win in N.C and Indian.

    May 3, 2008 11:23 pm at 11:23 pm |
  10. Trent

    Read the news at (

    May 3, 2008 11:36 pm at 11:36 pm |
  11. Ricardo Williams

    Congrats Obama. It's been a hard few weeks for Obama. Beaten by the press not for his policies but a series of personal attacks. He has owned up to his mistakes. Anyone of you out there who have not messed up at sometime raise your hands. Yes you hypocrites. It is time to move on. Both Democratic Candidates show great fighting spirit. but it is time to shut things down. Bye bye Hilary

    May 3, 2008 11:37 pm at 11:37 pm |
  12. Max

    A win is a win. He gained 7 more popular votes. Is that was the Clintons are going by this week? Obama set up a HQ there to get his name and stances out there. He is fighting a name. That is really all she is. I had a few undecided people sitting by me at the JJ Dinner in Raleigh last night. They thought her actions were terrible. She opted to speak early and take all her supporters with her to an off site event. The event was across the street. The dinner is for the DEMOCRATS to celebrate and to converse with each other. Her campaign and namely, her, has lost sight of what she is trying to accomplish.

    May 3, 2008 11:38 pm at 11:38 pm |
  13. mitch from ark.

    oh yeah! another blowout by obama!get out of the race hillary .you can't win.mathematically impossible.obama within 16 on super dels.obama wins 31 contests to a paltry 16 by hillbillary.liars don't win elections anymore!go honest ob!the best president since lincoln!hillary is a republican who is trying to destroy the democratic party,now that she is rich!she's part of the new right-wing conspiracy with rush limbaugh,using un-needed republican votes to influence the party,and calling it operation chaos.they should be jailed for undermining the integrity of a national election.oh yeah,and hillary really has no intention of pulling our troops out of iraq,because she wants to use them in a war on iran,while we have troops on both sides of iran's more wars,hillary!!

    May 3, 2008 11:53 pm at 11:53 pm |
  14. Vera from California

    Thanks Guam, you did ythe right thing!
    All you Hillary players need to come on over to the other side in November, you guys have been wrong long enough:) come on you know you want to, line up and follow the super delegates..Man Up folks!

    May 3, 2008 11:54 pm at 11:54 pm |
  15. Michael

    It was 7 votes, not 7%. No bolstering allowed Obamamites. I had conceded Guam to Obama. This one would have been a big win for him 3 months ago. Things are going exactly as Hillary predicted, the more that people learn about Obama, the quicker he will fizzle out.

    May 3, 2008 11:57 pm at 11:57 pm |
  16. Florida voter

    Wow 7 votes, this brings momentum for Obama?!?! Yeah right! if he would have won by 20%, well then sure but . .16% of the vote he won by! GO HILLARY

    May 4, 2008 12:03 am at 12:03 am |
  17. No to Clintons

    report on Paul VS Clinton! Do your job!

    May 4, 2008 12:03 am at 12:03 am |
  18. close hi lies piehole

    Go Obama Yes we can

    Google for Paul vs Clinton what a great bunch of information

    May 4, 2008 12:03 am at 12:03 am |
  19. obamanite from hill's back yard

    obama is a great man...and he deserves to win.

    May 4, 2008 12:04 am at 12:04 am |
  20. Herman in LA

    A Little History on this Year Presidential Race.

    Hillary will lose out on two ends let me explain why thanks to Bill Clinton and the DNC. The democrat national committee knew Hillary was a polarizing figure to the American people and had lots of baggage that would be used against her in had she won the nomination for president and was their first choice and they the DNC had built this years election process around her.

    The DNC knew about Barack Obama when he gave his speech in 2004 and several high profile people including the Clinton's wanted Barack Obama to wait and run for president "8" eight years from now giving HRC a straight shot at wining the White house in 08 because they new the republicans would not have a chance in hell of taking the office again after a Bush administration.

    Now here is why Hillary will lose out on two ends, she could have had the chance to become the 1st women president of the United States Or 2nd The first women to become the 1st Vice President of the United States. Now she will lose out on both because she chose to run her campaign like a republican which could potentially damage the DNC.

    Obama / Governor Kathleen Sebelius

    May 4, 2008 12:05 am at 12:05 am |
  21. obamanite

    obama is going to make a great prez!

    May 4, 2008 12:05 am at 12:05 am |
  22. obamanite

    florida and michigan don't count...they broke the rules.

    May 4, 2008 12:07 am at 12:07 am |
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