2:07 PM. Voters favor statehood over commonwealth status by a 60/34 margin, and Clinton won 82 percent of those voters.
Clinton played the statehood card in Puerto Rico in a couple of ways: firstly, by tending to associate herself with pro-statehood politicians, and secondly, by suggesting that Puerto Rico (and Guam!) should get a vote in the general election.
As we described before, it’s a little unclear what percentage of the Puerto Rican population favors statehood; those numbers have fluctuated a lot from survey to survey. However, among the types of Puerto Ricans that are interested enough in stateside politics to have voted in the primary, support for statehood was evidently quite high.
2:01 PM. Called immediately for Clinton. CNN’s exit polling shows an overwhelming 70-30 victory margin. For a variety of reasons, I suspect that exit polling in Puerto Rico might be less reliable than it is elsewhere, but this is definitely going to be a very large margin for Clinton.
1:57 PM. I’m not expecting to have a whole lot to say about Puerto Rico, but we’ll leave this thread up for discussion.
Olbermann says to expect a low turnout, perhaps as low as 400,000.