Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie SandersBernie SandersConventions giving us best political drama in decades Brazile’s new role? Clean up DNC mess Dems fret over Trump bounce 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 ClintonConventions giving us best political drama in decades Wasserman Schultz's real DNC legacy is a modernized party Brazile’s new role? Clean up DNC mess 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.