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Joe Biden wins Hawaii presidential primary delayed by virus

Posted at 8:04 AM, May 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-23 18:12:05-04

Joe Biden has won the presidential primary in Hawaii. The results were announced Saturday. The party-run primary was delayed by more than a month because of the coronavirus. In-person voting was canceled and additional ballots were sent out for an all-mail-in voting system. Biden received 63% of the votes and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders received 37%. Biden won 16 delegates and Sanders got eight. According to the count by the Associated Press, Biden has a total of 1,566 delegates to the party’s national convention. He needs 1,991 delegates to win the nomination, a threshold he is projected to reach in June.