Barack takes Bangkok
Barack Obama has easily won the primary election by Democrats Abroad, held at a Bangkok Starbucks and other unlikely venues worldwide early this month.
Obama trounced Hillary Clinton by about 2-to-1, the results showed. No one was in third place.
Of 598 votes cast by American Democrats in
Edwards (5), Kucinich (4), Biden (2), Uncommitted (2) and
These are the official, worldwide results released by Democrats Abroad headquarters in
- Barack Obama 65.6%
- Hillary Clinton 32.7%
- John Edwards 0.7%
- Dennis Kucinich 0.6%
- Joe Biden 0.1%
- Bill Richardson 0.1%
- Uncommitted 0.2%
Overseas Americans who back the Democrat Party voted by Internet, mail and in person, according to results released by the Democrats Abroad group in
More than 20,000
This gave Obama his 11th consecutive victory in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. Most primary elections, conducted to choose a party's candidate for the November election against Republican John McCain, are at the state level.
Voters living in 164 countries cast votes online, the group said.
Expatriates voted in person in more than 30 countries. Apart from the
The results took about a week to tabulate as local committees around the globe gathered ballots.