Latest Caucuses News

Nevada seeks mail-in only June primary election amid virus

Mar. 24, 2020 8:00 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada election officials are seeking to conduct a June primary election almost entirely by mail, canceling most in-person voting out because of the coronavirus. Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske’s office said Tuesday that absentee ballots would be mailed to all active registered...

Hawaii Democrats scrap in-person voting plan for primary

Mar. 20, 2020 10:35 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Democratic party has scrapped plans for in-person voting during its party-run presidential primary on April 4 in favor of mailed ballots over concerns of the coronavirus, officials said Friday. The party had always expected most members would vote by mail, and has already put two...

FILE- In this Sunday, March 15, 2020 file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden, participates in a Democratic presidential primary debate at CNN Studios in Washington. Joe Biden swept to victory in Florida, Illinois and Arizona on Tuesday, increasingly pulling away with a Democratic presidential primary upended by the coronavirus and building pressure on Bernie Sanders to abandon his campaign. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Congressional Hispanic Caucus' campaign arm endorses Biden

Mar. 20, 2020 4:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden has received the presidential endorsement of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus’ campaign arm, signaling his growing strength among a constituency that has long been key to rival Bernie Sanders’ success. In a statement Friday, Rep. Tony Cardenas, the chairman of...

A voter drops off a ballot for the Arizona Democratic presidential preference election Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Switching remaining primaries to vote-by-mail not so easy

Mar. 18, 2020 6:23 PM EDT

Voting rights groups and the head of the Democratic National Committee want the states with remaining primary elections to offer voting by mail as a way to ensure that voters can safely cast their ballots amid the coronavirus outbreak. A quick and easy fix? Not always. For states that don’t already have...

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks to reporters about coronavirus Thursday March 12, 2020, in Burlington, Vt. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Sanders wins Northern Mariana Islands caucus, 4 delegates

Mar. 14, 2020 9:47 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders won the Northern Mariana Islands Democratic presidential caucus, grabbing four of the six delegates Saturday. Former Vice President Joe Biden won the other two. This shrinks Biden’s lead to 154 delegates in The Associated Press delegate count. Saturday was the...

Voters wait in line for the North Dakota Democratic presidential caucus outside a union hall in Fargo, N.D., on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. The strong turnout forced party officials to bring in extra equipment and volunteers. (AP Photo/Dave Kolpack)

Democrats admit bumps in caucuses, but say they worked out

Mar. 11, 2020 7:30 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Democrats are happy with the large turnout for the state's revamped presidential caucus but said they hope to improve on a system that left some voters waiting for over an hour and didn't yield final results until 12 hours after ballots closed. It was about 7 a.m. Wednesday...

Caucus voters stand in line to register before voting at the North Dakota Democratic NPL Presidential Caucus inside the AFL-CIO House of Labor in Bismarck, N.D., Tuesday, March 10, 2020.  (Mike McCleary/The Bismarck Tribune via AP)

Bernie Sanders captures win in North Dakota caucuses

Mar. 11, 2020 8:38 AM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Bernie Sanders captured North Dakota's caucuses Wednesday, a repeat victory in a state he won four years ago but the smallest of prizes after a night where rival Joe Biden captured much bigger states elsewhere. The state Democratic Party expected a big turnout surge for revamped caucuses...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to health officials about the coronavirus outbreak, at the Westin Hotel at the Delta airlines terminal in Romulus, Mich., Monday, March 9, 2020. (Max Ortiz/Detroit News via AP)

The Latest: Sanders wins North Dakota caucuses

Mar. 11, 2020 8:20 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries (all times local): 7:55 a.m. Bernie Sanders has won North Dakota's Democratic presidential caucuses. Participation in Tuesday's contest was expected to be dramatically higher than it was four years ago. That's mainly due to a...

Bernie Sanders wins Democratic presidential caucuses in North Dakota

Mar. 11, 2020 7:58 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders wins Democratic presidential caucuses in North Dakota.

Biden wins Idaho presidential primary

Mar. 11, 2020 1:30 AM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden won Idaho's Democratic presidential primary Tuesday, defeating Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Biden and Sanders were vying for the state's 20 delegates to the party's national convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, this summer. Idaho was among the smaller...