WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSMiami/AP) — Bernie Sanders has won the Democratic presidential caucuses in Wyoming, according to the Associated Press, giving him another state in his climb to catch the party’s front-runner Hillary Clinton.READ MORE: Grandmother Hopes For Justice One Year After Murder Of Chassidy Saunders
The victory continues the Vermont Senator’s surging success after grabbing six of the previous seven states up for grabs.
Officials say the Wyoming Democratic caucuses have resulted in an even split of the state’s 14 available delegates between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.
Sanders won 56 percent of the votes cast Saturday in the 23 county caucuses while 44 percent went to Clinton.READ MORE: No Major Accidents After 'Wheels Up, Guns Down' Bicyclists Hit Miami Highways
Wyoming has a total of 18 delegates who will cast votes for presidential candidates at the Democratic National Convention in July.
The race now heads to New York where both candidates are confident that their hometown appeal in the state — Sanders was born in Brooklyn and Clinton served as state senator from 2001 to 2009 — will give them an edge with voters.
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