Sanders In The West

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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has won the West Virginia Democratic Primary, his victory added yet more fuel to his argument that he should remain in the race despite badly trailing front runner Hillary Clinton in the overall delegate count the win comes one week after Sanders prevailed in Indiana’s Democratic primary and two weeks after Clinton dominated a series of contests in the northeastern United States democrats also voted in a presidential “beauty contest” in Nebraska, although the delegates from that state were all previously assigned during a March 5 caucus. In that contest, Sanders won 15 pledged delegates, compared to 10 for Clinton.

For a detailed national map of where candidates have won CLICK HERE.  It shows that Bernie has been ahead of Hilary in the West but the populated state of California will be the clincher on June 7th. Click here for current predictions in California. Right now there is a 10% lead by Hilary over Bernie in the polls in California and the Governor of the state just endorsed Hilary.

Robert C. Byrd, a Democrat, represented the state of West Virginia in Congress for over 57 years, as a Member of the House from the now-defunct 6th District from 1953–1959, and as a United States Senator from 1959–2010. He served as Democratic Senate Leader from 1977–1989. In 2006 he became the longest-serving Senator in history, and in 2009 the longest-serving member of Congress in history. Senator Byrd died of pneumonia on June 28, 2010, aged 92. Governor Joe Manchin appointed Carte Goodwin to fill the seat until a special election was held in November 2010. Manchin was elected to the seat to fulfill the remainder of Byrd’s term.

       Here are the polling results for the 2012 elections and from what it looks like the state of west Virginia seems to be republican for the most part. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_presidential_election_in_West_Virginia,_2012

As for the Bernie things weren’t going off so well for him but he still hasn’t given up and is coming back for the                                             democratic party candidate.  He is closing the gap with Hilary as shown in the graph but he is still behind .

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If anyone wants to really get into Sanders Campaign and give support to him feel free to visit his official website and see what hes all about. https://go.berniesanders.com/page/content/splash

“With this outcome, we now have won primaries and caucuses in 19 states,” Sanders said in a statement after the results were in. “We are in this campaign to win the Democratic nomination and we’re going to stay in the race until the last vote is cast.” Sanders is in my opinion one of the best choices for the United States. Mainly because he is somewhat open minded about all the problems in america. Unlike winning republican candidate Trump he has a look of wanting to be a dictator.

Sanders has the potential to beat both of the people in his way because he has been through a lot of America’s social history like back in segregation times in Chicago he would got on strike with African Americans too.

Although Sanders did attend the 1963 March on Washington, at which Lewis spoke, most of his work was in and around Hyde Park, where he became involved with the campus chapter of CORE shortly after transferring from Brooklyn College in 1961. During Sanders’ first year in Chicago, a group of apartment-hunting white and black students had discovered that off-campus buildings owned by the university were refusing to rent to black students, in violation of the school’s policies. CORE organized a 15-day sit-in at the administration building, which Sanders helped lead. (James Farmer, who co-founded CORE and had been a Freedom Rider with Lewis, came to the University of Chicago that winter to praise the activists’ work.) The protest ended when George Beadle, the university’s president, agreed to form a commission to study the school’s housing policies.