Photograph: Jason Clark/AP
Bernie Sanders speaks to a crowd of about 3,000 in Evansville, Indiana on Monday.
Congrats Mr Sanders
Bernie Sanders threw a last-minute hurdle in front of Hillary Clinton’s march toward the Democratic party nomination on Tuesday by clinching a surprise victory in the Indiana primary.
Although Bernie Sanders was trailing by an average of seven points in opinion polls and losing a string of bigger, more diverse states on the east coast, Sanders once again proved his appeal to disaffected midwest voters by pulling off his 18th victory of 2016, according to Associated Press projections.
At that time, Sanders was on track to win a narrow majority of the 83 delegates on offer. With almost 75% reporting, Sanders had 53.2% of the vote to Clinton’s