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Delegates selected at Cheyenne County Democratic Caucus on Saturday

Sanders, Clinton will each have one county delegate at state convention


Anthony Ruiz / The Sun-Telegraph

Kelsey Hauge speaks in support of Bernie Sanders as the Democratic presidential nominee during Saturday's Cheyenne County Democratic Caucus.

Just over 70 Democrats filled the room at the Cheyenne County Community Center in Sidney on Saturday for the presidential caucus, and local party members voted for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont.

Voters in Cheyenne County joined Democrats in the state's other 92 counties in selecting delegates for the state convention. Sanders won 57.1 percent of the vote statewide, compared to 42.9 percent for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. In Cheyenne County, there were 44 votes for Sanders and 28 votes for Clinton, according to the state party's website.

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