Obama victorious in Alaska caucus
Feb 06,2008 00:00
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Barack Obama crushed Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in Super Tuesday's Alaska presidential caucus.
With 95 percent of districts reporting, Obama had 74 percent of the delegates to Clinton's 25 percent, the Anchorage Daily News reported.
There were results yet in the Republican caucus, the newspaper said.
Party officials were surprised by the large turnout in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in Anchorage, with so many Democrats gathering in such large numbers that the fire marshal turned them away from the Grand View Inn and Suites and declared them a traffic hazard on the Parks Highway.
Obama took 28 of 36 delegates available, while Clinton took eight, the newspaper said.
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