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Sanders, Warren Get Some Support in Oregon Democratic Primary

May 22, 2020

Oregon held its 2020 Democratic primary on Tuesday, May 19, and former Vice President Joe Biden, the party’s presumptive nominee, won overwhelmingly, as expected, according to Siuslaw News.

But about one-third of the voters didn’t vote for him.

Biden topped the other three candidates on the ballot, include a pair of New England politicians.

Biden came in first place with 67.13 percent of the vote.

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders came in second with 19.63 percent. After Sanders, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren came in third, taking 9.48 percent of the vote.

U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii earned 1.72 percent of the vote.

The remaining 2.05 percent of voters went for write-ins.

Sanders, Warren, and Gabbard have been out of the race for weeks.

Biden is the only declared Democrat still running for the party’s nomination.

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