Clinton Wins Kentucky Primary


On Tuesday, voters in Kentucky and Oregon headed to the polls to choose between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in each state’s Democratic primary. Clinton has been declared the winner in the close Kentucky race, and with 100% of precincts reporting, the current results show Clinton with 46.8% and Sanders with 46.3%. In Oregon, Sanders has been declared the winner with 95.5% reporting, he leads with 56.0% to Clinton’s 44.0%. Clinton will maintain her strong lead in pledged delegates despite Sanders picking up some in Oregon. The next primaries will be held in early June. The first is on June 4 in the Virgin Islands and the following day, Puerto Ricans head to the polls.

State/Territory Type Winner
Kentucky Closed Primary Hillary Clinton
Oregon Closed Primary Bernie Sanders

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News Source: Politico (KY), Politico (OR)