Sanders wins Democrats Abroad primary

Sanders wins Democrats Abroad primary
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Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersLawmakers, activists remember civil rights icons to mark 'Bloody Sunday' Progressives' majority delusions politically costly Sinema pushes back on criticism of her vote against minimum wage MORE (I-Vt.) was declared the winner of the Democrats Abroad primary on Monday, nearly two weeks after American voters living outside of the U.S. cast their final ballots. 

More than 58 percent of the votes cast went to Sanders. Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenLawmakers, activists remember civil rights icons to mark 'Bloody Sunday' Fauci predicts high schoolers will receive coronavirus vaccinations this fall Biden nominates female generals whose promotions were reportedly delayed under Trump MORE received 23 percent. 

Sanders was awarded nine of the 13 delegates at stake in the primary, and Biden received the other four. 


Sanders walked away with 69 percent of the vote in the primary four years ago, while former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGraham: Trump can make GOP bigger, stronger, or he 'could destroy it' Hillicon Valley: China implicated in Microsoft breach | White House adds Big Tech critic | QAnon unfazed after false prediction Jill Biden redefines role of first lady MORE won 30 percent. 

Biden is widely seen as the likely 2020 Democratic nominee given his massive delegate lead over Sanders. 

However, it could still take a number of contests for the former vice president to win enough delegates to officially clinch the nomination. 

The coronavirus outbreak has caused a number of states, including Ohio, Georgia, Louisiana, Connecticut and Kentucky, to postpone their primaries. 

Biden's campaign has since gone virtual and has taken to tele-town halls, online fundraising events and daily briefings on the crisis surrounding the virus.

Sanders's campaign has said he will reassess his campaign but has yet to drop out of the race.