Jan 16, 2008

As the primary vote for South Carolina quickly approaches, the CBC sponsored debate on the January 21st becomes all that more important. Currently Obama and Clinton share a 15/15 split when it comes to endorsements from the CBC. The endorsements are as follows:

Barack Obama:

Rep. John Conyers (Michigan) , Rep. Sanford Bishop (Georgia) , Rep. Bobby Rush (Illinois), Rep. Chaka Fattah (Pennsylvania), Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (Illinois), Rep. Elijah Cummings (Maryland), Rep. Danny Davis, Rep. Barbara Lee (California), Rep. Lacy Clay (Missouri), Rep. Artur Davis (Alabama), Rep. Al Green (Texas), Rep. Gwen Moore (Wisconsin), Rep. Keith Ellison (Minnesota), Rep. Hank Johnson (Georgia), and Rep. Bobby Scott (Virginia).

Hillary Clinton:

Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee (Texas), Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones (Ohio), Rep. Kendrick Meek (Florida), Rep. Corrine Brown (Florida), Rep. Alcee Hastings (Florida), Rep. Yvette Clarke (New York), Rep. Charles Rangel (New York), Rep. Gregory Meeks (New York), Rep. Edolphus Towns (New York), Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (Missouri), Rep. Dianne Watson (California), Rep. Laura Richardson (California), Rep. David Scott (Georgia), Rep. John Lewis (Georgia) Rep. Donna Christian-Christensen (Virgin Islands)

Rep. Maxine Waters (California) endorsed Hillary Clinton (1/29/2008)

John Edwards:

Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (Texas), Rep. Mel Watts (North Carolina), and Rep. G.K. Butterfield (North Carolina)

Question: Does the endorsement of a candidate by members of the CBC influence your vote?


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