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From Fringe Candidate to Front-Runner: Sanders Wins Nevada With Diverse Backers

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., walks onstage to speak at a campaign event at Springs Preserve in…

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, often maligned by opponents as a liberal outsider who cannot unify the Democratic Party, won the party’s Nevada caucuses by a comfortable margin thanks to a diverse coalition of supporters, according to polling agency Edison Research.

Edison, which compiles voter polls and live election results for media organizations including ABC News, CBS News, CNN, NBC News and Reuters, found Sanders won the largest share of whites and nonwhite caucus-goers.

Hispanics in particular — who account for nearly one-third of Nevada’s population — loomed large in his victory as he claimed support from more than half of the Latinos read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com