Bernie Sanders Projected To Win 4 States Including Oklahoma

Tuesday, March 1st 2016, 6:50 pm
By: News 9

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, beat Hillary Clinton to win Oklahoma's Democratic primary.

Sanders visited Oklahoma twice in the week leading up to Super Tuesday and drew large crowds in Tulsa and Oklahoma City. 

CBS News said Sanders won over more than half of the white Democratic voters in Oklahoma.

Sanders voted in his home state early Tuesday.

CBS News projected Sanders as the winner of the Vermont Democratic primary soon after the polls closed. He is projected to win the Colorado and Minnesota Democratic caucuses.

Sanders addressed supporters after the first wave of Super Tuesday results. 

"This campaign is about transforming America," he said.

According to the News 9/News on 6 poll released Monday, Sanders was closing the gap between himself and Clinton. 

News 9's Aaron Brilbeck will wait for the Oklahoma Democratic primary results in the Plaza District where Sanders' supporters have scheduled a watch party.

Stay with News 9 and for more information as it becomes available.