[T]here's no one definitive count of how many delegates each candidate can claim at this point in the primary season ....Pay no attention to campaign shillings from either side that claim a lead. There is no definitive source, and claims of unequivocal delegate leads are an illusionist's sleight of hand.
The estimates vary widely, depending on the methodology used. Looking through them, the only hard conclusion you can draw is that the race remains close with neither candidate a lock to secure the nomination.
Wednesday, February 06, 2008
Here is the single most reliable account of the delegate count: