From NBC's Domenico Montanaro
Obama today picked up four superdelegates to Clinton's two.
Since the rules committee judgment, Obama has gotten six superdelegates to Clinton's two.
Here's who they were:
OBAMA (6): WA DNC member David McDonald; VA DNC Member -- a rules committee member -- Jerome Wiley Segovia; Connecticut DNC Member Nancy DiNardo; and two from MI -- MI delegates get half a vote each: Lu Battaglieri and Brenda Lawrence. Yesterday, Obama got Maine add-on Gwethalyn Phillips and Nevada's Yvonne Gates.
CLINTON (2): NY Irene Stein and Louisiana's Democratic Party chair Chris Whittington.
Whittington got in an apparent dig at Obama in a statement released by the Clinton campaign. "There is no question that she is the strongest Democrat to go toe-to-toe with John McCain in a general election," Whittington said. "It is our responsibility as automatic delegates to choose the candidate we believe best fit to beat Senator McCain. That candidate is Senator Clinton."
The NBC NEWS Delegate Counts:
PLEDGED: Obama 1729 to 1625
SUPERS: Obama 333 to 295
EDWARDS PL.: Obama 16.5 to 0
OVERALL: Obama 2,078.5 to 1,920
COUNTDOWN TO THE NOMINATON:
* 196.5 undeclared supers.
* With the expected endorsement of Rep. Jim Clyburn tomorrow, Obama would be 38.5 away.
- Obama needs 17% (39.5 of 235.5); Clinton needs 84% (198 of 235.5).
* If Obama wins a 55%-45% split out of the delegates in Montana and South Dakota, he would get about a 17-14 split.
* That would bring his total to 2095.5 -- 22.5 short of the nomination. By contrast, Clinton's total would be 1,934 -- 184 short.
* At that point, there would be 204.5 delegates left, including superdelegates and the remaining Edwards pledged delegates out of Florida and elsewhere.
- Obama would need 11% of those; Clinton would need 90%.
MORE NUTS AND BOLTS NUMBERS:
* 4,234 DNC total number of votes to be cast at convention.
* 31 pledged delegates remain up for grabs -- between tomorrow's contests in South Dakota (15) and Montana (16).