Missouri: ‘Tissue-thin’ vote-count wins for Trump, Clinton; Sanders concedes

Missouri: ‘Tissue-thin’ vote-count wins for Trump, Clinton; Sanders concedes

[Ed. – Not sure they’ve shown us, in the Show Me State.  See below; the results are really close.  No word yet on whether Cruz will request a recount.  As of a few hours ago, ABC said there were still some absentee ballots to count, even though everything is officially “turned in.”]

Bernie Sanders said Thursday he will not seek a recount of results in Missouri’s Democratic presidential primary, conceding defeat to Hillary Clinton.

“I think it’s unlikely the results will impact at all the number of delegates the candidate gets and I would prefer to save the taxpayers of Missouri some money,” Sanders said in an interview with The Associated Press. …

Clinton ended Tuesday night with a narrow lead of 1,531 votes, but under state law, Sanders could have sought a recount because the margin was less than one-half of one percent.

Clinton will get an extra two delegates from Missouri for winning the statewide vote.

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(Source data: Google/AP)
(Source data: Google/AP)
(Source data: Google/AP)
(Source data: Google/AP)

 


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