Bernie put two more states in the big win column last night, taking 80% of the vote in Utah (to Hillary Clinton’s 20%), and 78% of the Democratic primary vote in Idaho (to Hillary’s 21%). Not too shabby. Bernie picked up 18 and 17 delegates respectively, to her 5 delegates from each of those states.
And then there was Arizona where the official vote count stands at 58% for Hillary Clinton to 21% for Bernie Sanders, but that doesn’t take into account the thousands of people who were left standing in line for hours after the polls closed and Mrs. Clinton was declared the winner.
Many of the problems are detailed here, and that’s just one source. A quick perusal of Twitter or Facebook will bring up enough anecdotal evidence of major problems it’ll make you’re head spin.
In fact, Ari Berman at The Nation explains that the problems in Arizona yesterday stem from the Supreme Court gutting the Voting Rights Act!
Regardless, Bernie tightened the delegate gap by winning more of them last night than she did. Here’s the latest in the delegate sweepstakes..
Tomorrow, Harvey J. Kaye returns as does Howie Klein… radio or not!