US Election News: Clinton Leads In Kentucky; Sanders Wins In Oregon, Donald Trump Gets Votes, & More

US Election News: Clinton Leads In Kentucky; Sanders Wins In Oregon, Donald Trump Gets Votes, & More
Hillary Clinton in Hampton, NH Marc Nozell/FlickrCC BY 2.0

Hillary Clinton leads in Kentucky, Bernie Sanders wins in Oregon. It is a tight race, but with 99 percent of votes in, Clinton is maintaining a small lead from the Vermont senator with 46.8 percent of votes versus Sanders’ 46.4 percent. Meanwhile, both have received 25 delegates from the 55 available here.


On the other hand, Associated Press‘ poll has declared Sanders the winner in Oregon with 60 percent of the votes reported. He got 53 percent of the votes while Clinton got 47 percent. Meanwhile, Sanders has 28 delegates while Clinton has 24.

Donald Trump gets votes during Oregon primary. The remaining GOP presidential candidate got 66.6 percent of votes, with 60 percent of results reported in. It is possible that he would get more as the votes keep coming in.

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in new poll. It may be a small one, but the lead is certainly there. A new poll has shown that Clinton would lead Trump should the two of them be the official presidential nominees during the general elections.

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According to results generated by the new NBC News|SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking Poll involving 14,100 adults on May 15, Clinton would win with 48 percent, and Trump would have to settle with 45 percent of the votes. Moreover, Clinton stretches her lead significantly when it comes to the black and Hispanic population. However, Trump leads slightly when it comes to the white and male population.

Angelina Jolie criticizes Trump. The actress and Special Envoy of UN High Commissioner for Refugees is the latest among high-profile personalities to voice out their disapproval on Trump’s proposal to ban Muslims from entering the country should he be elected president.

During an interview with the BBC, Mail Online reports that Jolie said, “To me, America is built on people from around the world coming together for freedoms, especially freedom of religion. So it’s hard to hear this is coming from someone who is pressing to be an American president.”

Bernie Sanders visits Puerto Rico. The Vermont senator paid a visit to the poor neighborhood along the Martín Peña Channel on Tuesday. Here, families got together to clean up the estuary in order to avoid gentrification, allowing them to remain in their homes. During his visit, Sanders also came to know about the Martín Peña land trust, which allows residents to establish a legal, long-term claim on their land. The Democratic presidential candidate also told the community, “You should be proud of what you accomplished under very difficult circumstances.”

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