BREAKING: AP calls Illinois for Joe Biden, his second win this evening in the 2020 Illinois Democratic primary.
Biden had 65% of the vote in Illinois tonight when The Associated Press called the state's Democratic presidential primary with a small percentage of precincts reporting.
Bernie Sanders had 27% support.
The state of Illinois has 155 pledged delegates at stake. It is the sixth-biggest prize in the Democratic nomination contest.
Earlier tonight, Biden won Florida.
Joe Biden has won the Illinois primary, stretching his delegate advantage in the 2020 race.
— POLITICO (@politico) March 18, 2020
— NPR (@NPR) March 18, 2020
Breaking News: Joe Biden won Illinois, building up his delegate lead over Bernie Sanders with his 2nd victory tonight. Follow more live results and analysis. https://t.co/p6CP0AanxQ
— The New York Times (@nytimes) March 18, 2020
— HuffPost Politics (@HuffPostPol) March 18, 2020