Biden sweeps Arizona, Florida, Illinois primaries as Ohio delays election

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(WFXR) — Projections from the Associated Press show former Vice President Joe Biden with a commanding lead in the delegate count of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders as the two battle for the Democratic presidential nomination.

With Biden’s sweep, it is increasingly difficult for Sanders to find a mathematical route to the nomination.

One state Biden did not win was Ohio, which delayed its primary at the last minute over coronavirus concerns. A challenge to the delay was filed, but at 4 a.m. Tuesday the Ohio Supreme Court ruled the election could be delayed. The state legislature could meet as early as this week to set a new primary date.

Other states have announced election delays, including Louisiana, Georgia, and Kentucky.

It is unknown how this will impact the Democratic convention and the November elections. Elections for president have always happened, even in times of war like World War II and the Civil War.


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