Joe Biden Wins Texas, Completing Super Tuesday Sweep of South

by Joel B. Pollak

Former Vice President Joe Biden was projected to win the Democratic Party presidential primary in Texas early Wednesday morning, completing a Super Tuesday sweep of the South.

The Associated Press and other networks called the race, which had been neck-and-neck throughout the evening. With 90% of precincts reporting, Biden had one-third of the vote at 33.3%, followed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) at 29.3%.

Billionaire Mike Bloomberg was barely across the 15% threshold needed for delegates, at 15.3%.

Biden took the Lone Star State while Sanders picked up California, the biggest prize on Super Tuesday with 415 delegates (to 228 in Texas).

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