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Obama the overwhelming favorite in Becker County vote

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Illinois Senator Barack Obama grabbed the majority of presidential straw-poll voting in Democratic caucuses throughout the state of Minnesota Tuesday -- and Becker County was no exception.


Obama received 262 votes in the Becker County straw poll, to 172 votes for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York.

No other candidate's vote total went beyond single digits; there were also six votes listed as "uncommitted."

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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