Former Vice President Joe Biden won half of Minnesota’s delegates. Photo courtesy U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Former Vice President Joe Biden amassed 38 of Minnesota’s 75 delegates that were up for grabs Tuesday, after his victory in the state’s primary.
The Minnesota DFL on Tuesday announced Biden’s delegate haul. Sen. Bernie Sanders earned 27 delegates, while Sen. Elizabeth Warren earned 10 delegates.
With 1,991 delegates needed to clinch the Democratic nomination, Biden currently leads Sanders 433 to 388, according to a New York Times tally of delegates so far. Results continue to trickle in from other states, including California where it can take weeks to know full results.
Biden had a strong Super Tuesday, earning the last-minute endorsement of U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar who dropped out of the race Monday before Minnesotans went to the polls the next day.
In Minnesota, statewide delegates are a combination of at-large and pledged party leader and elected official (PLEO) delegates, both of which are distributed on statewide vote totals. Others are distributed based on congressional district.
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