Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders

Former Vice President Joe Biden routed U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., in the Arizona, Florida, and Illinois Democratic presidential primaries on Tuesday.

Results at the time of this writing:

Arizona (67 Delegates)

With 70 percent reporting:

  1. Joe Biden – 43.2 percent (222,573) – 26 delegates
  2. Bernie Sanders – 30.9 percent (159,105) – 22

Florida (219 delegates)

With 99 percent reporting:

  1. Biden – 61.9 percent (1,070,825) – 140 delegates
  2. Sanders – 22.8 percent (395,069) – 48

Illinois (155 delegates)

  1. Biden – 59.1 percent (909,460) – 93 delegates
  2. Sanders – 36.1 percent (554,974) – 46

Ohio was scheduled to hold their primary on Tuesday, but Ohio Governor Mike DeWine postponed the election due to concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 virus in the state.

The next primaries in the Democratic primary race are on April 4th in Alaska, Hawaii, and Wyoming.

The current delegate count is:

  1. Biden – 1147
  2. Sanders – 861
  3. Elizabeth Warren – 72
  4. Mike Bloomberg – 61
  5. Pete Buttigieg – 26
  6. Amy Klobuchar – 7
  7. Tulsi Gabbard – 2

The Democratic presidential nominee will need 1,991 delegates to secure the nomination on the first ballot of the Democratic National Convention.

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