WHW: Sanders Wins Big In Nevada

Bernie Sanders (left) with his wife Jane O’Meara Sanders at a Houston rally on Feb. 23. Photo via Bernie Sanders, Facebook.

Senator Bernie Sanders won the Nevada Caucus over the weekend becoming the Democratic partys front-runner as the presidential campaign goes south.  

Sanders won Nevada with 47% of the vote, placing ahead of former Vice President Joe Biden (23%) and former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg (14%). The 78-year-old Democratic socialist from Vermont gave his victory speech in San Antonio, Texas with his campaign looking ahead to Super Tuesday.” 

We have just put together a multigenerational, multiracial coalition, which is not only going to win in Nevada its going to sweep the country,” Sanders said. 

The Associated Press reported nearly 75,000 people cast early ballots over a four-day period, and the party was able to process those in time for Saturday so they could be integrated into the in-person vote.”

There are seven major Democratic candidates remaining in the race for the nomination. They are: Sanders, Biden, Buttigieg, Senators Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and businessman Tom Steyer. 

South Carolinians head to the polls on Saturday. On March 3, the Super Tuesday” slate includes 14 states, American Samoa and Democrats working and living abroad cast their ballots.  

Floridas primaries are March 17.