Hillary wins Oklahoma's Democratic primary


Tuesday, February 5th 2008, 7:03 pm
By: News 9


By Keith Gaddie, Political Analyst, NEWS 9

Hillary Clinton finished first Super Tuesday with the most delegates won. Exit poll results and NEWS 9 tracking polls indicated Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) carried a large majority of the state vote, followed by Sen. Barack Obama (D-NY). 

According to polls, Clinton's victory was largerly due to voters over the age of 50, who make up about two thirds of the Democratic primary electorate.  Clinton was preferred by over 60 percent of these voters, reported CNN.

The final Democratic nomination has yet to be determined. But Sen. Clinton did secure a majority of 38 Oklahoma delegates and has a total of 845 delegate votes. Obama has secured a total of 765.

A total of 2,025 delegates are needed to win the Democratic presidential candidate nomination.

The Associated Press contributed to this report