The Washington Times - February 5, 2008, 07:27PM
Georgia
GEORGIA\ \ \ Unlike the Obama campaign, the Clinton campaign never dedicated significant resources to Georgia.\ \ \ Sen. Obama spent over $500,000 dollars on ads on television and radio; we never went up on TV.\ \ \ The Obama campaign has 9 offices in Georgia. The Clinton campaign only has 2.\ \ \ Sen. Obama has had staff and significant campaign operation across the state for 8 months. Sen. Clinton only deployed staff to the state in the last couple of weeks.\ \ \ Polls have consistently showed Sen. Obama with wide lead over Sen Clinton. That lead has only widened over time.
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Obama’s victory in Georgia was achieved through a broad coalition of voters. He not only increased his support among African American voters since South Carolina (78% in South Carolina to 86% in Georgia), but he dramatically improved his standing among white voters (from 24% in South Carolina to 43% in Georgia.)\ \ and …\ \ The win in Georgia tonight is Barack’s strongest showing among female voters of any contest so far. In raw percentages, his highest showing so far has been 54%, in South Carolina. Adjusted for a two-way race, he would have gotten 64%. Tonight in Georgia, Barack got 64% of the vote among women, which made up 63% of the electorate.\
Christina Bellantoni, national political reporter, The Washington Times