If Obama can't actually win the Nomination at the Convention, then he can't be President. Should the Party Nomination be negotiated? Under party rules, Sen. Clintons huge delegate count gives her the right to put her name into nomination. The campaign hasnt settled other key questions about the convention, including whether Sen. Clintons name will be put into nomination, said Obama spokesman Bill Burton. The Democratic Party Convention is a Nomination Convention - Not a Coronation. Hillary Clinton should be on the Ballot with no preconditions, unless the Democrats want to just coronate Obama without him actually winning the nomination. Obama doesn't have the magic number of delegates until all delegates including Super Delegates actually cast their vote at the Convention. Without a fair Primary election and a fair Nomination at the Convention, Obama is nothing but a lackluster candidate who worked the system during the Primary and who as the presumptive nominee was propped up by Party leaders but holds no validity from a broken Primary Process and the Nomination due to an undemocratic coronation. Going into the  Chicago convention, Roosevelt had well-over half of the 1,154 delegate votes needed to clinch the nomination. However, the rules of the party required a two-thirds majority, which meant that 770 votes were needed to win. As long as the Morgan forces could block any large crossovers, FDR could be defeated, despite the fact that he had won 11 of the 13 primaries in which he competed, and had won 44.5% of the total votes cast. Memories of the disastrous 1924 nominating convention, which took 103 ballots to break the deadlock between Smith and McAdoo, added to the political climate, favoring a Morgan-led anti-FDR compromise nominee. Adding to the political minefield facing FDR, was the fact that Chicagos Democratic mayor, Anton Cermak, was allied with the Stop Roosevelt forces. . . The Democratic Convention...Nomination or Coronation?