Biden wins DC primary

Biden wins DC primary
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden campaign raised M more than Trump in the month of June RNC, Trump campaign raised 1M in June Michigan shuts down most indoor bar service in bid to prevent virus resurgence MORE won the Washington, D.C., primary Tuesday, the latest victory in his march toward the general election.

Biden won with 78 percent of the vote after 100 of the precincts had reported, according to The Associated Press. Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenHouse Armed Services votes to make Pentagon rename Confederate-named bases in a year Overnight Defense: House panel votes to ban Confederate flag on all Pentagon property | DOD report says Russia working to speed US withdrawal from Afghanistan | 'Gang of Eight' to get briefing on bounties Thursday Liberal veterans group urges Biden to name Duckworth VP MORE (D-Mass.) placed second with 12.1 percent of the vote, followed closely by Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersHickenlooper beats back progressive challenge in Colorado primary Progressive groups urge Biden to tap Warren as running mate Young Turks host says Elizabeth Warren should be Biden's VP pick MORE (I-Vt.) with 10 percent of the vote.

The election took place amid the coronavirus pandemic, which has led to a surge in mailed-in ballots. It also took place as cities around the country, including D.C., have been hit by protests after the death of George Floyd during a police arrest in Minneapolis.


D.C. imposed a 7 p.m. curfew on Tuesday following incidences of violence and vandalism, although most protests have been peaceful.  

D.C. will award 20 pledged delegates.