Posted 3 years ago by System Admin / 558 views
Sen. Bernie Sanders won the Democratic caucuses in Nevada on February 22, 2020, receiving 24 pledged delegates. Former Vice President Joe Biden was allocated nine pledged delegates and former Mayor Pete Buttigieg was allocated three.
Starting in 2008, Nevada was the first Western state in the election cycle to hold a presidential primary or caucus. In 2020, it is being targeted by both the Democratic and Republican parties.
Nevada was one of six states with six votes in the Electoral College, making it tied for 30th-most. Nevada was carried by the overall national winner in the nine presidential elections between 1980 and 2012. Between 1900 and 2016, Nevada was carried by the Democratic presidential candidate in 53.33% of elections and by the Republican candidate in 46.67%. It was carried by the overall national winner in 86.67% of those elections.