Flock to Obama The
drip, drip of superdelegate gains to Obama increased into a stream following
the May 6 primaries in Indiana and North Carolina (and to a torrent in
the first few days of June).
Based primarily on Obama
for America postings. Not a complete list but does show most of them.
Note that in May the number of
superdelegates increased by two with the election to Congress of Don Cazayoux in the May 3
special election in Louisiana and Travis Childers in the May 13 special
election in Mississippi.
May 31 - former Clark County Commissioner Yvonne Gates (NV) May 31 - DNC Rules and Bylaws
Committee meeting sets new math: 2,118 rather than 2,026.
May 30 - State Democratic
Chair Boyd Richie
and DNC member Betty Richie (TX) ...42, 41 to go
May 29 - Congressman Jim
Mollohan (WV) ...43 to go
May 29 - Gail Rasmussen, vice-president of the Oregon Education
Association and an at-large member of the DNC (OR) ...44 to
29 - Wayne Kinney of Bend (OR) ...45 to go
May 28 - Senator Ben C. Pangelinan
(GU) ...46 to go
28 - State Democratic Chair Meredith Wood Smith (OR) in The Oregonian ...47 to go May
28 - State Democratic Chair Pat Waak (CO) ...48 to go?
May 27 - State Democratic Vice Chair
Nancy Drummond (WY) ...48 to go?
May 24 - add on
delegates: Georgia State Party Secretary Stephen Leeds, Wyoming
state Rep. W. Patrick Goggles, and former Alaskan Governor Tony
Knowles ...52 to go
23 - Jenny Greenleaf of
Portland (OR) reported on Blue Oregon
...56 to go
[Also on May 23 Edwards NH delegates
Peter Burling and Deborah Nelson].
May 23 - Congressman Jim Costa (CA)
and Congressman Dennis Cardoza (CA) ...60, 59 to go
May 21 - State
Democratic Chair Wayne Dowdy (MS) ...61 to go May 21 - Congressman Joe Courtney
(CT) ...62 to go
[Oregon and Kentucky primaries,
pick up of 31 delegates from Oregon and 14 from Kentucky].
May 20 - Delegate
Madeleine Z. Bordallo (GU) ...107 to go May 20 - State Democratic Chair
Scott Brennan (IA) ...108 to go
May 19 - Cindy
Spanyers and Blake Johnson (AK) ...110, 109 to go May 19 - State Democratic Chair
Larry Gates (KS) ...111 to go May 19 - Senator Robert Byrd
(WV) ...112 to go
May 18 - State Democratic Chair
Dwight Pelz (WA) ...113 to go
16 - Congressman Pete Stark (CA) ...120.5 to go
[former Sen. John Edwards endorsed
Obama on the evening
of May 14 and some of his 19 pledged delegates went to Obama].
15 - CWA President Larry Cohen (DC) ...129.5 to go May
15 - Congressman Henry Waxman (CA)
and Congressman Howard Berman (CA) ...131.5, 130.5 to go May
15 - Congressman Jim McDermott (WA) ...132.5 to go
14 - State Senator Lena Taylor (WI) ...133.5 to go May
14 - Senate President Pro Tempore Mike Morgan/DLCC (OK)
14 - College Democrats President Lauren Wolfe (MI)* and Vice
President Awais Khaleel (WI) ...135.5 to go May
14 - Democrats Abroad Chair Christine Schon
Marques ...136.5 May
14 - Congressman Pete Visclosky (IN) ...137 to go
[West Virginia primary, pick up of 8
May 13 - Former Colorado Governor and DNC Chair Roy Romer reported by ABC News ...146
May 13 - Democratic Chair Anita Bonds (DC) May
13 - New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin (LA) ...148 to go May
13 - Congressman Joe Donnelly (IN) ...149 to go
12 - State Democratic Chair Keith Roark (ID) ...150 to
go May 12
- Senator Daniel Akaka (HI) ...151 to go May 12
- Dolly Strazar (HI) ...152 to go May
12 - Congressman Tom Allen (ME) ...?154or153 to go
10 - Congressman Harry Mitchell (AZ) ...156 to go May
10 - Carole
Burke (VI) and Kevin Rodriquez (VI), KR switch from
Clinton ...157 to go
- Congresswoman Mazie Hirono
(HI) ...160 to go May 9 - Laurie Weahkee (NM) ...161 to go
May 9 - State Democratic Vice Chair Wilbur Lee Jeffcoat
(SC) ...162 to go May
9 - Ed Espinoza (CA) ...163 to go
May 9 - Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR) ...165 May
9 - AFGE President John Gage (MD)
May 9 - Congressman Donald Payne (NJ), switch from Clinton reported The Star-Ledger
May 9 - Joe Johnson (VA)
May 9 - Vernon Watkins (CA)
May 8 - Congressman Brad Miller (NC) May 8 - Congressman Rick Larsen (WA)
Meanwhile In addition to delegates gained in
the primaries, Clinton did pick up a number of additional delegates in
May and early June: June 3 - (automatic) Cindy Nunley (WY).
June 2 - (automatic) State Democratic Chair Chris Whittington (LA).
June 2 - (automatic) Irene Stein (NY). May 30 - (automatic) former
Congressman Buddy Leach (LA).
May 29 - (automatic) Eileen Macoll,
vice chair of the Washington State Democratic Party (WA).
May 27 - (automatic) Kevin
May 24 - (automatic) Verna
May 22 - (automatic) Guam Democratic Party Chair Pilar Lujan (GU).
May 20 - (automatic) Craig
Bashein of Hunting Valley (OH).
May 20 - (automatic) Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley
May 14 - (automatic) Vicky Harwell of Pulaski, president of the
Tennessee Federation of Democratic Women (TN).
May 10 - (automatic) Arthur Powell (MA).
May 8 - (super) U.S. Rep. Chris Carney (PA).
May 3 - (automatic) former Lt. Governor Kathleen Kennedy
May 2 - (super) Jaime Gonzalez Jr,
attorney from McAllen (TX).
May 1- (automatic) John Olsen, president of the Connecticut AFL-CIO and
former Democratic State Party chair (CT).