Joseph Biden Won The Primaries Election In Ohio
Former US Vice President Joseph Biden, who is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, won the primary election held on Tuesday in the US state of Ohio, according to the New York Times.
Biden won the support of 72.9% of voters. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who withdrew from the race the day after the Wisconsin primary, received 15.1% of the vote. The vote count is still in progress.
Voting in Ohio was conducted in the context of the spread of the coronavirus and was in absentia. Earlier, 15 States, as well as the us-associated island state of Puerto Rico, decided to postpone the dates of primary elections and meetings of party activists or to hold a vote by mail. On April 2, the Democratic National Committee, in light of the unprecedented health crisis facing the United States, decided to move the date of the all-party Convention in Milwaukee (Wisconsin) from July 13-16 to the week that begins on August 17.
Following the results of the election in Ohio, 136 delegates will be nominated to the Democratic National Convention, where the name of Donald trump's rival in the presidential election should be named. According to the New York Times, Biden has already secured the support of 1,352 delegates to the National Convention. To become a presidential candidate, a candidate must win the support of 1,991 delegates in the first round of voting at the Convention.
The 59th US presidential election will take place on November 3.