Biden wins Kentucky primary

Biden wins Kentucky primary
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBudowsky: A Biden-McConnell state of emergency summit DC might win US House vote if it tries Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman inks deal with IMG Models MORE won the Kentucky Democratic primary, adding to his delegate count as he heads to his formal nomination at the party's convention in August.

Biden was leading with 54 percent of the vote, while Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersTim Ryan says he's 'looking seriously' at running for Portman's Senate seat Bernie Sanders has been most-followed member of Congress on social media for six years This week: Senate stuck in limbo MORE (I-Vt.) garnered 13 percent with 13 percent of precincts reporting, according to The Associated Press. Kentucky will award 54 pledged delegates. 

Biden, the only remaining Democratic candidate, was projected by the AP to have clinched the nomination earlier this month. Sanders dropped out of the race in April and endorsed Biden but said he will stay on primary ballots in a bid to garner progressive delegates ahead of the convention.

President TrumpDonald TrumpSchumer: Impeachment trial will be quick, doesn't need a lot of witnesses Nurse to be tapped by Biden as acting surgeon general: report Schumer calls for Biden to declare climate emergency MORE won Kentucky in 2016 by 30 points.

The state’s primary, originally scheduled for May 19, was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Like other states, Kentucky is seeing a surge in mail-in ballots.