California’s Initial Votes Are In

Results as of 7:15 a.m. EST. This article will be updated as more results are reported. [DIGEST: Reuters, The Washington Post, The New York Times, LA Times] With polls now closed in California, Hillary Clinton leads over Bernie Sanders with 56.0 percent of the vote tabulated so far, with 94 percentof precincts reporting. As expected, … Continued

Polls Just Closed in 5 States, And Some Aren’t Very Happy

[DIGEST: Bloomberg, CNN, Business Insider, ABC, NYT] Results as of 10:33 EST. The citizens of five Northeastern states, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island, cast ballots in the presidential campaign today. According to early exit polls (and major news outlet forecasts), the leading contenders for their parties’ nominations, businessman Donald Trump and former Secretary … Continued

Wisconsin Election Results Prove Pivotal for Candidates

[DIGEST: ABC, 538, Washington Post] Results as of 11:37 AM EST With all eyes on the Wisconsin primary, experts wondered whether the favored candidates would pull off their expected wins. Polls have now closed in the Badger State, and major media outlets have called the Wisconsin primaries for Senator Bernie Sanders in the Democratic race and … Continued

Hillary Won South Carolina. But Did Her African-American “Firewall” Hold?

This article has been updated to reflect the total percentages of the electorate.  [DIGEST: Politico, Bloomberg, CNN] South Carolina proved politically significant—perhaps even determinative—in the days leading up to the state’s Democratic primary. Pre-election polling confirmed that African American voters, who make up roughly 28% of the state’s population and 55% of the total Democratic … Continued

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