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Sanders and Clinton Virtually Tie in Missouri

03/15/2016 11:43 pm ET | Updated Mar 16, 2016
  • Brian Hanley Political reporter covering the Bernie Sanders campaign

Though Hillary Clinton swept Super Tuesday II, Bernie Sanders virtually tied her in both Illinois and Missouri, salvaging delegates in every state: 64 in Illinois, 60 in Florida, 38 in Ohio, 35 in Missouri and 26 in North Carolina. In total, Sanders will finish Super Tuesday II with over 250 pledged delegates. The Senator is down, but neither morally nor mathematically out.

* An earlier version of this article reported that Sanders won Missouri. 99 percent of the way into the vote count, Clinton made a last minute comeback.

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