Found this over at Real Clear Politics:

Democrat Delegate Count:

State Delegates   Clinton Obama Edwards
Total   236 152 50
 
Super Delegates 463   200 114 32
 
Iowa 57   15 16 14
 
New Hampshire 30   9 9 4
 
Michigan 0 *  
 
Nevada 33   12 13
 
2,025 Delegates Needed to Win (Delegate Counts Come From AP, Wash Post, ABC News & RCP)

Republican Delegate Count:

State Delegates   Romney Huckabee McCain Thompson Paul Giuliani
Total   59 40 36 5 4 1
 
Unpledged RNC 0  
 
Iowa 40   7 30
 
Wyoming 14 *   8 3
 
New Hampshire 12 *   4 1 7
 
Michigan 30 *   23 1 6
 
Nevada 34   17 3 4 2 4 1
 
South Carolina 24 *   5 19
 
1,191 Delegates Needed to Win (Delegate Counts Come From AP, Wash Post, ABC News & RCP)

The interesting thing about the Democrats is the “Super Delegates,” who are not selected by the voters. From MSNBC:

Voters don’t choose the 842 unpledged “super-delegates” who comprise nearly 40 percent of the number of delegates needed to clinch the Democratic nomination.

The category includes Democratic governors and members of Congress, former presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, former vice president Al Gore, retired congressional leaders such as Dick Gephardt, and all Democratic National Committee members, some of whom are appointed by party chairman Howard Dean.

Although dubbed “unpledged” in Democratic Party lingo, the super-delegates are free to come out before their state’s primary and pledge to support one of the presidential contenders.

So the voters have 60% of the say, but in the tight contests that the Democrats have between the top three contenders, it now is going to boil down to who owes whom the most favors (or who has the most dirt on a delegate), or who has the fewest skeletons in their closet. And that could lead to someone that the voters really don’t want.

On the Republican side, Fred Thompson announced today that he was withdrawing from the race for the Republican nomination for President. Where Thompson’s delegates will go is not known at this time.

The winning Democratic candidate needs 2,025 delegates to secure the nomination, the Republican candidate needs 1,191 delegates.

Ain’t politics wonderful?

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