Biden wins Connecticut primary

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The most likely US presidential candidate from the Democratic Party Joe Biden on Tuesday, August 11, winning the Connecticut primaries.

Ballot processing has not yet been completed, but according to The New York Times, Biden received about 85% of the vote in Connecticut, and Senator Bernie Sanders, who retired on April 8, received about 11%.

According to the newspaper, Biden has secured the support of 2,627 delegates. To become a presidential candidate in the first round of voting at the Democratic convention, a candidate must receive the votes of 1,991 delegates. Biden crossed this mark on June 5.

The National Convention of the Democratic Party of the United States, at which Biden is to be named as a candidate for the highest government post, will be held August 17-20 in Milwaukee (Wisconsin).

The US presidential election is scheduled for November 3. The Republican candidate for them will be the current American leader Donald Trump.

Earlier, on August 11, Biden selected Senator Kamala Harris from California as his vice-presidential candidate.

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