Speed Reads

2020 Democratic Primaries

Biden wins Mississippi Democratic primary

Former Vice President Joe Biden won Mississippi's Democratic primary on Tuesday night, several media outlets are projecting.

Early exit polls show Biden with massive support from black voters, the same group that gave him his big win in South Carolina.

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) had planned on visiting Jackson last week, but canceled his rally in favor of campaigning in Michigan, another state that went to the polls on Tuesday. While facing Hillary Clinton in 2016, Sanders earned five of Mississippi's 36 delegates.