Sen. Bernie Sanders projected winner of California Democratic Presidential Primary

Bernie Sanders
Posted at 8:21 PM, Mar 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-04 03:26:33-05

With the polls closed on election night, results are showing Sen. Bernie Sanders leading among Democrats in the California Presidential Primary Election.

Results as of 12:20 a.m. Wednesday show Sanders with 31% of the vote, making him the projected winner. This is a big win as California had 415 delegates in play.

Former Vice President Joe Biden followed with 21.5% of the vote. Michael Bloomberg had 16.4%.

To win outright, a candidate would need 1,991 delegates. About a third of that was up for grabs on Super Tuesday.

Click here to see the latest results for all of the races in the March 3 Primary Election.