In 2018, Michigan passed a ballot amendment that significantly expanded the accessibility and security of elections.
Officials in states where everyone casts their ballot by mail say Republican claims, like those made by local leaders and even President Donald Trump, that such elections are havens for fraud and stolen elections aren’t true.
Sen. Bernie Sanders ended his presidential campaign on Wednesday, clearing Joe Biden's path to the Democratic nomination and a showdown with President Donald Trump in November.
Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to assess his 2020 presidential campaign with his supporters after losing primaries in three states Tuesday, his campaign manager, Faiz Shakir, said in a statement Wednesday morning.
Joe Biden rolled to a convincing victory in the Illinois Democratic presidential primary Tuesday night.
Former Vice President Joe Biden will sweep Tuesday's races and win the Arizona, Illinois and Florida Democratic primaries, CNN projects, victories that will allow him to substantially expand his delegate lead over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders as they vie for the Democratic nomination.
Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders face off directly for the first time.
His rivals have been waiting for more than a year for Biden to wilt under pressure. Sunday’s debate looks like Sanders’ last hope.
Bernie Sanders is running the wrong campaign at the wrong time, and that is the greatest gift he could give Joe Biden. In an election season in which most Democratic voters told candidates, party leaders and pollsters they cared only about beating President Donald Trump, Sanders focused first on smashing party pillars with a purist brand of progressive politics that demonized Democrats nearly as much as Republicans.
A defiant Sen. Bernie Sanders vowed to stay in the presidential race on Wednesday after a series of major defeats, pointing to his appeal with younger voters and previewing the lines of argument he'll use against rival Joe Biden at this weekend's upcoming CNN-Univision debate.
Joe Biden swept to victory in Michigan’s pivotal primary contest Tuesday, while notching wins elsewhere in the Midwest and the South, building on the former vice president's momentum from Super Tuesday a week ago and further clouding Sen. Bernie Sanders’ path forward in the presidential race.
Former Vice President Joe Biden clinched a win in Michigan’s primary on Tuesday night, delivering a tough blow to Sen. Bernie Sanders. Biden appeared to perform well both with Michigan’s African American population and its white working class, two groups Democrats hope to turn out in a general election against President Donald Trump. The state contains 125 delegates; it is also a key one for Democrats hoping to do well in the Electoral College in November.
Joe Biden made a last-minute pitch on Tuesday to the blue-collar workers he hopes will help deliver a critical win in Michigan’s Democratic presidential primary, as rival Bernie Sanders aims for an upset that would revive his flagging White House hopes.
Democrats in six states will vote for a nominee on Tuesday, when more than 350 delegates are at stake. Joe Biden has been rising in the polls since his Super Tuesday surge — when he won 10 states, building on a decisive victory in South Carolina — but Bernie Sanders will compete in several states that handed him victories in 2016.
Super Tuesday resurrected Joe Biden’s campaign and powered him into a delegate lead. Super Tuesday II must revive Bernie Sanders or the nomination could slip away from him again. A new CNN poll shows Biden leading Sanders by a margin of 52 percent to 36 percent in a two-person race. The biggest dividing line is age — voters under 45 said they prefer Sanders by nearly 2-to-1, while voters 45 or older picked Biden by more than 4-to-1.
National polls show Biden is now the race’s frontrunner, and he’s leading in the states voting Tuesday as well.
With six states headed to the ballot box today,1 it’s once again time for FiveThirtyEight to freeze its forecast to see where things stand. Today’s contests are divided between those that former Vice President Joe Biden will almost certainly win (99 percent chance) and those where Sen. Bernie Sanders has a clearer chance. As the table below shows, Biden is a strong favorite to win four of the seven contests, including three of the four biggest delegate hauls: Michigan, Missouri and Mississippi, as well as North Dakota. But Biden is also a more modest favorite over Sanders in the other three contests — Washington, Idaho and Democrats Abroad — and there’s plenty of room for an upset victory from Sanders.
It's only been a week since Super Tuesday, but the shape of the 2020 Democratic presidential race has been radically altered.
Former Vice President Joe Biden leads Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders by a wide margin heading into the Tuesday contest in Michigan, according to a new poll from Monmouth University.
While a lot could change in the coming days as more votes trickle in, the early returns suggest that Sen. Bernie Sanders failed to win the huge delegate blowout he had hoped for in California.