Biden beats Sanders in last week’s Washington state primary
Democratic presidential hopefuls former US vice president Joe Biden (L) and Senator Bernie Sanders greeted each other with an elbow bump at the start of the Democratic Party 2020 presidential debate in Washington on March 15, 2020. PHOTO: AFP

Former Vice President Joe Biden has been declared the winner in last week's "mini super Tuesday"primary in Washington state.


NBC News, ABC News, and The New York Times all report Biden as the winner. NBC reports Biden won 37.9% of the vote against Sanders' 36.4%.

"Bernie Sanders won the state in a landslide in the 2016 Democratic caucuses there," NBC News notes.