Sanders wins Wyoming Democratic caucus

Vermont senator Bernie Sanders decisively defeated former secretary of state Hillary Clinton in the Democratic caucus in the western US state of Wyoming on Saturday, US broadcasters project.

With nearly 90 per cent of the ballots counted, Sanders won 56 per cent of the vote versus 44 per cent for Clinton.

The self-described democratic socialist, who rails about the income gap and the influence of Wall Street on politics, has won eight of the last nine contests in the state-by-state voting to select the party's nominee.

Nevertheless, Sanders still lags far behind Clinton in the delegate count.

Last update: Tue, 28/06/2016 - 17:25

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