Returns from 24 percent of the state's precincts showed Obama winning 53 percent in the three-way race, Clinton gaining 27 percent and Edwards at 19 percent.
Things may get even better for him as the evening goes along.
Can't say I'm not a little disappointed, as I was hoping Edwards would at least make a strong second place finish (which, who knows, may yet happen).
Still, Slate.com's Trailhead has this to say about that:
The threshold for an impressive win has jumped from 40 points to 50-plus points, even with three competitors in the race. Winning the plurality of voters is a puny accomplishment—after all, somebody had to do it. This mini-thesis gets blown up if Edwards drops out of the race, but that's looking less likely after he secured some delegates with tonight's respectable showing.