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Biden wins Wyoming Democratic caucus

 Biden wins Wyoming Democratic caucus
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden overruled Blinken, top officials on initial refugee cap decision: report Suicide bombing hits Afghan security forces Jim Jordan, Val Demings get in shouting match about police during hearing MORE won Wyoming's mail-in Democratic presidential caucus, the party announced Sunday. 

Biden received 72.2 percent of the vote, it said. 

The results were announced less than two weeks after Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersNewsmax host: Jury decided to 'sacrifice' Chauvin to the mob Lawmakers react to guilty verdict in Chauvin murder trial: 'Our work is far from done' Senate confirms SEC chief Gensler to full five-year term MORE (I-Vt.) dropped out of the race, leaving Biden as the presumptive nominee. 

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Sanders received 27.8 percent of the vote, according to the party.

The Wyoming Democratic Party canceled its in-person caucus due to the coronavirus pandemic and instituted ranked-choice voting conducted entirely by mail.

Voters were mailed a ballot and allowed to request a replacement by March 31. Ballots were due by April 17. 

Besides Sanders, six former candidates who had since dropped out of the race were also on the Wyoming ballot.  

Biden has secured endorsements from nearly all of his former opponents, including Sanders, as the party looks to unite behind Biden ahead of the November election.

Most of Biden’s campaign events have been canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic, forcing the campaign to shift to a digital focus.