Senator Nelson: Hillary Clinton Will Claim Victory In Florida

Feb 22, 2016

Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) speaking to reporters at the Florida Capitol Wednesday.
Credit Florida Channel

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are continuing to fight over who will be their party’s nominee. So far, Clinton has more than 500 delegates, while Sanders has 70. Close to 2,400 are needed to win the nomination. And, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson says he’s confident Clinton will win Florida, though he says he’s still unsure who will win the nomination.

“Depends on the primaries between now and March 15, the Florida primary,” said Nelson, speaking to reporters last week. “Hillary will win Florida big time because she will. That’s a fact, and that’s in all of the polls. She’s way ahead of Bernie in Florida.”

After winning Florida’s primary, the winner will add 214 more Democratic delegates to their total.

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