Delegates Begin Casting Nomination Ballots


The Democratic delegates start marking their ballots Wednesday, with only a limited number of votes expected to be counted in an afternoon roll call before Obama is declared the nominee.

Delegates still are waiting to hear which states will get to announce their votes before they expect the balloting to be cut off.

Speaker Pelosi predicts the roll call voting will go “very smoothly.”

Roll call slotted to be held from 5-7 pm ET.

Plus: Obama camp explains the nomination plan on a morning media call, says Clinton will get three nominating speeches, Obama will get four. See the full plan here.

And: Prominent former Clinton supporter Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is expected to formally nominate Obama.

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