Clinton Called Winner In Missouri Primary | KCUR

Clinton Called Winner In Missouri Primary

Mar 17, 2016

Two days after the primary vote in Missouri, Sen. Bernie Sanders has conceded defeat to Hillary Clinton.

The Associated Press reported Thursday afternoon that Sanders says he will not seek a recount of results in the state's Democratic primary. Clinton has a narrow lead of 1,531 votes.

In an interview with the AP, Sanders said it's unlikely the results will affect the awarding of delegates in the state and he would "prefer to save the taxpayers of Missouri some money."

Two extra delegates will go to Clinton for winning the statewide vote. She also won the four other primary contests on Tuesday: Florida, Ohio, Illinois and North Carolina.

The Republican race in Missouri between Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz remains too close to call, according to the AP.