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Utah campaign stops: Huge turnout for Sanders, end of the line for Klobuchar

Klobuchar ends her campaign after a weak turnout in Utah
Posted at 6:42 AM, Mar 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-02 20:12:07-05

SALT LAKE CITY — U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota) and Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) both stopped in Salt Lake City for campaign events ahead of Super Tuesday, but Klobuchar is not expected to take her campaign any farther.

After a weak turnout at The Depot in Salt Lake City Monday morning, Klobuchar's campaign said she is flying to Dallas, where she plans to throw her support behind Joe Biden at his rally Monday night.

Sanders drew a crowd of thousands at the Utah State Fairpark.

He spoke on health care issues, corporate greed and President Trump's policies and attitudes toward some groups of Americans.

Utah is among 14 states to hold nominating contests for the Democratic primary on March 3.

According to recent polling by The Salt Lake Tribune, Sanders has the support of 26.5 percent of Utahns who said they'll vote in the Democratic primary. Klobuchar, at the time of the poll, trailed far behind at 3 percent.