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Obama Wins the Expatriate Vote From Zambia

Sen. Barack Obama won his 11th consecutive primary Thursday when Democrats Abroad announced that he had prevailed in their global primary. Even a scientist from Antarctica participated. The Illinois senator and Democratic presidential candidate won 65.6 percent of the expatriate American vote. Rival Hillary Clinton was supported by less than half that number with 32.7 percent. This is the first U.S. primary ever to allow voters to pick their candidate online. About half of the more than 22,000 votes were cast over the internet, says Jody Hedeman Couser, a Democrats Abroad spokeswoman….(read more)