Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie SandersBernie SandersDems leery of Planned Parenthood cuts spark Senate scuffle Senate passes Puerto Rico debt relief bill The Trail 2016: When a pivot isn’t always a pivot MORE is denouncing the long lines Arizona voters faced during Tuesday's primary, calling the situation "a disgrace."
Sanders: 5-hour voting lines a 'disgrace'
"People in the United States of America should not have to wait five hours in order to vote. We do not know how many thousands of people who wanted to vote yesterday in Arizona did not vote," Sanders said during a press conference in San Diego, according to ABC News.
"What happened yesterday in Arizona is a disgrace," the Vermont senator added.
According to the Arizona Republic, many voters in Maricopa County, which includes Phoenix, waited in line for five hours due to a reduced number of polling locations. The county had just one polling site for every 21,000 voters.
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonTrump warns against Syrian refugees: 'A lot of those people are ISIS' Overnight Finance: Senate sends Puerto Rico bill to Obama | Treasury, lawmakers to meet on tax rules | Obama hits Trump on NAFTA | Fed approves most banks' capital plans Bush World goes for Clinton, but will a former president? MORE beat Sanders in Arizona, taking nearly 60 percent of the vote in the delegate-rich state.
But Sanders locked up two wins Tuesday night, beating Clinton in the Utah and Idaho caucuses.