Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonRepublican Ohio Senate candidate slams JD Vance over previous Trump comments Budowsky: Why GOP donors flock to Manchin and Sinema Countering the ongoing Republican delusion MORE fended off Bernie SandersBernie SandersGOP ramps up attacks on SALT deduction provision Symone Sanders to leave the White House at the end of the year Briahna Joy Gray says Chris Cuomo will return to CNN following scandal MORE to narrowly win Saturday’s Democratic Nevada caucuses.
The former first lady was projected to be the winner with 52 percent of the vote, while Sanders had 48 percent. About 78 percent of precincts were reporting.
The two candidates now go to South Carolina for a primary one week from Saturday. Clinton holds a lead in polls in the state, where black voters are expected to be a force.
That county has about three-quarters of the state's registered Democratic voters, and it's population is majority-minority according to Census figures.
Thirty-five of the state's 43 Democratic delegates will be awarded by the results in Nevada. With about 73 percent of precincts reporting, The Associated Press pegs 19 delegates for Clinton compared to 14 for Sanders. The two remaining pledged delegates will be awarded as the results continue to trickle in.