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11/04/2008 03:03 PM ID: 74541 Permalink   

Obama's Late Grandmothers Vote Will Count


Madelyn Dunham, the late grandmother of Barack Obama, cast an absentee ballot before she died which was received on October 27 and has been judged to be acceptable, so will stand as a vote for Obama.

The Senator only learned of her death yesterday (SN reported) when it became apparent that she had sadly lost her fight with cancer at the age of 86.

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  Impossible to ignore death  
surely this is weighing heavily on the Senator.
  by: John E Angel     11/04/2008 07:14 PM     
  He must be some guy...  
another old girl had her last wish and voted for him too.
  by: captainJane     11/04/2008 07:27 PM     
I still feel very sad for Obama and I am sure his Grandma was trying to hold onto until she knew if he made it or not.
  by: TaraB     11/04/2008 07:34 PM     
  Apparently not too torn up.  

He spent the afternoon playing basketball with his compaign buddies according to CNN.

  by: Synister1   11/05/2008 08:23 AM     
  I heard that too.  
When my mother died of Cancer, I was a bit too depressed to play anything. That basketball game must have been real important.
  by: ACRScout   11/07/2008 12:52 PM     
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