Polls had indicated Hillary Clinton had a narrow lead in Indiana, but rival Bernie Sanders has pulled ahead to defeat her in today’s primary election.
Clinton’s campaign said this morning that they were bracing for a loss, in an attempt to not set expectations too high. Sanders reportedly spent $1.8 million on advertising in Indiana, while Clinton spent practically nothing on advertising there.
The state’s demographics were not in Clinton’s favor, as Indiana is 86% white, which is the group Sanders usually wins over Clinton. Sanders met with the union local at the Carrier plant for breakfast this morning. He was also endorsed by the steelworkers union in Indiana.
Sanders has been declared the winner. With 85% of the votes in so far:
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