Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie SandersBernie SandersRepublican spin on Biden is off the mark Sanders on Medicare expansion in spending package: 'It's not coming out' Briahna Joy Gray: Biden must keep progressive promises or risk losing midterms MORE was awarded 49 more delegates in Washington state, according to district-level breakdown of the state’s primary results done by the Associated Press.
The Vermont senator won the March 26 primary in a landslide, taking 25 of the 34 delegates awarded on election day.
The rest of the state’s 101 delegates are awarded according to results from congressional districts, which had not been determined until Saturday. Front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonSuper PACs release ad campaign hitting Vance over past comments on Trump I voted for Trump in 2020 — he proved to be the ultimate RINO in 2021 Neera Tanden tapped as White House staff secretary MORE picked up 18 of the remaining district-level delgates, to go with the nine delegates she won on election day.
However, the newly awarded delegates won’t give Sanders much of a boost. He still needs to win 66 percent of the remaining pledged delegates in the primary, a figure that polling in upcoming states indicates will be hard to reach.
Clinton entered Saturday with 1,683 pledged delegates, to 1,362 for Sanders, according to the AP.