Election 2020: Biden, Trump Capture Oklahoma’s Super Tuesday Vote

by Scott Carter

Oklahoma voters returned to the polls Tuesday to narrow the filed of presidential candidates. The election, part of the Super Tuesday vote, featured both Democratic and Republican candidates.

As of 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Associated Press predicted that Democrat Joe Biden would win the Oklahoma primary. With 93 percent of the precincts reporting, Biden was on target to capture 38 percent of the vote — about 102,000 votes. Biden also won in North Carolina, Alabama, Arkansas and Virginia. Fellow Democrat Bernie Sanders earned victories in Colorado and Vermont.

On the Republican side, President Donald Trump dominated the field capturing 248,321 votes, more than 93 percent of the Sooner State vote. Five other GOP candidates were on the ballot, however none of those candidates captured more than 4 percent of the vote.

A lone precinct in Del City. (ENN Photo by Hunter McMcLaughlin)

Democrats had a full list of candidates to choose from but only five Democrats remained in the race including, Biden, Sanders, Michael Bloomberg, Tulsi Gabbard and Elizabeth Warren.

Voters in Terlton cast their ballot, Tuesday. (ENN Photo by Grace White)

Across the county voters in 14 southern states cast ballots.

At precincts in Del City, several voters at the polls said they were voting to ‘make their voices heard’ and added that felt like people couldn’t complain if they didn’t vote.’

Polls remained open until 7 p.m.

Editors Note: ENN reporters Grace White and Hunter McLaughlin contributed to this story. ENN will update this story will be update throughout the evening.

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