Elizabeth Warren Loses Home State of Massachusetts

Senator was behind both Biden and Sanders
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 3, 2020 9:55 PM CST
Big Hit for Warren: She Loses Her Home State
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a primary election night rally, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Eastern Market in Detroit.   (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Elizabeth Warren has suffered a tough blow on Super Tuesday: She just lost her home state of Massachusetts. In fact, the senator likely won't even finish in second place. The AP called the race for Joe Biden about three hours after polls closed. Bernie Sanders was on track to finish second and Warren third. In incomplete returns, Biden had 34%, Sanders 27%, and Warren 20%. The latter figure is important, because it at least means that Warren should hit the 15% threshold necessary to collect delegates. For those saying Warren is doomed, not so fast: If she manages to qualify for delegates in Texas and California, where most of the day's delegates are up for grabs, one analyst thinks she could still be in decent shape on Wednesday. (Read more Super Tuesday stories.)

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