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Sanders beats Clinton in overseas balloting with 69% of the vote

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On Monday after the ballots were counted, Sanders received 69 percent of the vote from Democrats voting from abroad in the party’s expatriot primary, compared to 31 percent for the former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton. Nearly 35,000 Democrats cast ballots from 170 countries, giving Sanders nine delegates and four for Clinton. The Democrats Abrioad Global Presidential Primary is indicative of the step-by-step strategy that Sanders’ campaign has been touting as it fundraises and tells supporters that he still has a plausible path to the presidency. On Tuesday, Arizona, Idaho and Utah vote—all of which his campaign believes will be Sanders’ victories. On Saturday, Alaska, Hawaii and Washington state will all hold caucuses, where Sanders also hopes to do well, especially in Washington where 118 delegates are at stake.     

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)

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