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Joe Biden wins Hawaii presidential primary delayed by virus

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Posted at 4:03 PM, May 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-23 19:03:14-04

Joe Biden has won the presidential primary in Hawaii.

The results were announced Saturday.

The party-run primary was delayed by more than a month because of the coronavirus.

In-person voting was canceled and additional ballots were sent out for an all-mail-in voting system.

Biden received 63% of the votes and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders received 37%.

Biden won 16 delegates and Sanders got eight. According to the count by the Associated Press, Biden has a total of 1,566 delegates to the party’s national convention.

He needs 1,991 delegates to win the nomination, a threshold he is projected to reach in June.