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West Virginia Primaries 2016

West Virginia, Nebraska vote in primaries on Tuesday

Two states hold primaries on Tuesday — West Virginia and Nebraska (Republicans only) — but with Donald Trump the only Republican left in the race, only the West Virginia Democratic primary is remotely competitive. Hillary Clinton won West Virginia in her 2008 race against Barack Obama, but she is expected to lose to Bernie Sanders on Tuesday. There are 29 pledged delegates up for grabs, and going into Tuesday's primary, Clinton has a 290-pledged delegate lead over Sanders. On the Republican side, West Virginia has 34 delegates at stake and Nebraska has 36. Sanders won the Nebraska Democratic caucus on March 5, netting two delegates.