Biden Won The Primary Election In Connecticut
The most likely Democratic presidential candidate, Joseph Biden, won the Connecticut primary on Tuesday, according to the NYT.
Previously, it was expected that the primary elections in Connecticut would take place on April 28. These plans were changed due to the new coronavirus pandemic. The primaries in the state were selected by the delegates at the upcoming democratic national Convention will support one or another candidate for nomination as a candidate for U.S. President from the party.
The processing of ballots has not yet been completed. According to the New York Times, Biden received about 85% of the vote in Connecticut, and Senator Bernie Sanders, who withdrew from the race on April 8, received about 11%. After Sanders stopped fighting, Biden's rivals did not remain, but the names of some of the politicians who participated in the race earlier are still listed on the ballot. In Connecticut, the votes of 60 delegates are at stake.
Biden, according to the latest estimates of The New York Times, has secured the support of 2,627 delegates. To become a presidential candidate in the first round of voting at the Democratic Convention, a candidate must receive the votes of 1,991 delegates. Biden broke this mark on June 5.
The National Convention of the Democratic Party of the United States, at which Biden should be named a candidate for the highest state post, will be held on August 17-20 in Milwaukee (Wisconsin). Because of the pandemic, the event will take place without Biden's participation, and scheduled speeches will happen remotely.
The 59th presidential election will take place on November 3, 2020. The Republican candidate for them will be the current us leader Donald trump.