Sanders expresses 'concern' over NY voting laws after primary defeat
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Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersBernie Sanders mocks Trump: ‘He could change his mind tomorrow’ Sunday shows preview: Questions linger over Trump-Putin summit Bernie Sanders: Trump 'so tough' on child separations but not on Putin MORE criticized New York's voting laws Tuesday night, shortly after results came in showing that he lost the state’s primary to front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonWhite House protests extend into sixth day despite rain Clinton: US is 'losing friends and allies' under Trump Justice Dept releases surveillance applications for former Trump aide MORE.

“While I congratulate Secretary Clinton, I must say that I am really concerned about the conduct of the voting process in New York state, and I hope that that process will change in the future,” Sanders told reporters in Burlington, Vt., according to the Burlington Free Press.

“I remain also concerned that in a state as large as New York, almost 30 percent of the eligible voters, some 3 million New Yorkers, were unable to vote today because they had registered as independents, not Democrats or Republicans, and that makes no sense,” he added.

Sanders was asked if he would change his campaign strategy after losing the Empire State.

“No we think we have a message that is resonating throughout this country. We have come a long, long way. We have taken on the entire Democratic political establishment. We have won many, many state primaries and caucuses.”