We know we said we're taking the rest of the day off, but we figured for those of you wondering where things stand before tomorrow's primaries, here's the latest delegate count. The NBC Hard Count is unchanged since Feb. 14, and we added one superdelegate in Obama's column since Thursday. (This does not include John Lewis for Obama; he remains in the Clinton column -- none of us is quite sure what exactly his position is, since he hasn't commented on it since the New York Times piece. But it does include David Scott.)
Official NBC News Hard Count (Democrats)
NOTE: There are 44 pledged delegates still unallocated, including 19 from MD, 10 each from CO and GA and one each from IL, NM, NY, TN and DC.
NBC News Political Unit Estimate for those 44: Obama 24, Clinton 20.
NBC News Political Unit Superdelegate Count
Needeed to be Dem nominee: 2,025
Official NBC News Hard Count (Republicans)
Needed to be nominee: 1,191
*** UPDATE *** With the endorsement of Rep. Chet Edwards (D-TX) of Obama today, the superdelegate total is now: Clinton 257, Obama 184. (Since Feb. 5, Obama has gotten 14 superdelegate endorsements, while Clinton has lost a net of three.)
The grand total then stands at: