Obama Wins Montana, Final Primary
He closes out historic night with easy victory, networks say
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 3, 2008 10:11 PM CDT
Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., speaks to supporters at her Montana and South Dakota primary night event in New York, Tuesday, June 3, 2008.    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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(Newser) – Barack Obama capped an historic night with an easy win in the Montana primary, CNN reports. In the nation's final contest, Obama led Clinton 58% to 40% with about half the returns in. The victory follows Obama's coronation as the Democratic nominee, though Hillary Clinton opted not to concede the race. Exit polls in Montana show voters split on whether Obama should pick Clinton as his VP; about 50% said yes, and 40% said no.