Sanders and Clinton get a state each, but Democrats are losing the plot

THAIS LLORCA

US Democratic presidential candidate and Senator Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) speaks to supporters during a campaign event at the University of Puerto Rico in San Juan, Puerto Rico, 16 May 2016. Sanders paid a visit to the island ahead of Puerto Rico's Democratic primary on 05 June.

Sanders and Clinton get a state each, but Democrats are losing the plot


Bernie Sanders won Oregon and Hillary Clinton just about got Kentucky with less than a percentage point.

Both states were closed primary states, where only registered members of the Democratic Party are allowed to vote. Sanders won one in 12 of closed primary states, Oregon. But, to win Kentucky, the Clinton campaign had to outspend Sanders on TV advertising by more than 35%. In 2008, Clinton had won Kentucky with a 35% lead over Barack Obama. On Tuesday evening there were no celebrations.

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