SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Democratic Party has finalized its caucus night election, declaring Bernie Sanders the winner.
The final vote tally showed 77.19% support for Bernie Sanders and 19.80% for Hillary Clinton. The party said 81,606 votes were cast on the Democratic side of the Utah Caucus.
When it comes to breaking up the delegates, Sanders will get 29 votes from Utah at the national convention, while Clinton will get eight. But among the super-delegates, they will be evenly split: Utah Democratic Party Chairman Peter Corroon and National Committeeman Wayne Holland have now pledged to vote Sanders, while Vice-Chair Breanne Miller and National Committeewoman Patrice Arent are voting Clinton.
On the Republican side, Ted Cruz took all of the Utah GOP’s 40 delegates when he achieved more than 50% of the caucus vote. The Utah GOP has a winner-take-all at 50+ percent, the Democrats portion their delegates out.