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  • "The tide is turning," said Hillary Clinton, who now trails Barack Obama by about 130 delegates based on CNN estimates. Neither Democratic candidate is expected to win the 2,025 delegates needed to clinch the nomination by the end of the primary season in June.
  • "I won that double-digit victory that everybody on TV said I had to win, said Clinton, adding that it showed voters believe she can defeat presumptive GOP nominee John McCain in November.
  • Exit polls show Clinton got 60 percent of white voters and 61 percent of voters over age 65; Obama attracted 90 percent of black voters and 60 percent of newly registered Democrats.
  • "We closed the gap," said Obama, who was trailing in polls before the election. "We rallied people of every age and race and background to the cause."
  • Full Pennsylvania Results | Democratic Scorecard | Exit polls
Latest polls
Likely Democratic primary voters' choice for nominee in 2008:
Clinton
51%
Obama
42%
Unsure
7%
NO REPUBLICAN POLL AVAILABLE
Likely Republican primary voters' choice for nominee in 2008:
McCain
42%
Huckabee
96%
Paul
11%
Unsure
2%
The Pennsylvania Democratic "poll of polls" consists of three surveys: Zogby (April 20-21), Suffolk University (April 19-20) and Quinnipiac (April 18-20). A sampling error for the average of the polls cannot be calculated.
Demographics

12,281,054
Population
85.4%
White
10%
Black
0.1%
American Indian/
Alaska Native
1.8%
Asian
1.2%
Mixed Race
1.5%
Other Race
$40,106
Median Household Income
11%
Percentage Income in Poverty, 1999
15.6%
Percentage Age 65 and Up
22.4%
Percentage with College Degree
3.2%
Percentage Hispanic
4.5%
Unemployment Rate as of 11/2006
The Associated Press
Past General Elections
2004 Kerry (D) 51% Bush (R) 48.5%
2000 Gore (D) 50.6% Bush (R) 46.4%
1996 Clinton (D) 49.2% Dole (R) 40%
1992 Clinton (D) 45.1% Bush (R) 36.1%
1988 Bush (R) 50.7% Dukakis (D) 48.4%
1984 Reagan (R) 53.3% Mondale (D) 46%
1980 Reagan (R) 49.6% Carter (D) 42.5%
1976 Carter (D) 50.4% Ford (R) 47.7%
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Past Highlights
DEMOCRATS
1992: Pennsylvania Democrats went big for Bill Clinton in the primary, advancing his campaign by overwhelmingly choosing Clinton 2-to-1 over ex-California Gov. Jerry Brown.
1988: Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis increased his campaign momentum by roundly defeating Jesse Jackson 67 percent to 27 percent.
REPUBLICANS
1992: President George H.W. Bush virtually locked up the nomination after his trouncing of right-wing rival Patrick Buchanan.
1988: Then-Vice President George H.W. Bush clinched enough delegates to win the GOP nomination with his primary victory against televangelist Pat Robertson, winning 79 percent to 9 percent.
Primary Process
Republicans vote to choose three delegates for each congressional district, with four "bonus" candidates chosen based on a complicated equation that includes GOP candidates' performance and voter registration. Democratic delegates are allocated to candidates based proportionally on the votes in each congressional district.

Sources: Pennsylvania Democratic and Republican parties.
Current Government
Governor: Ed Rendell (D) re-election 2010
Senator: Arlen Specter (R) re-election 2010
Senator: Bob Casey Jr. (D) re-election 2012
U.S. House delegation: 11 Democrats, 8 Republicans
State Senate: 21 Democrats, 29 Republicans
State House: 102 Democrats, 101 Republicans
State Capital: Harrisburg
Local Media
Newspapers:
Philadelphia Inquirer
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Harrisburg Patriot-News
The Tribune-Democrat
CNN Affiliates:
Lancaster: WGAL
Philadelphia: WPVI
Pittsburgh: WPXI
Johnstown: WJAC
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