Statement by Senator Bernie Sanders Following the Kentucky Primary
May 26, 2016
LOS ANGELES - U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders issued the following statement Thursday on the primary election results in Kentucky:
"We accept the results in Kentucky. We are very pleased that we split the delegates in a state with a closed primary in which independents cannot vote and where Secretary Clinton defeated Barack Obama by 35 points in 2008.
"I thank the people of Kentucky very much for their support."
Bernie Sanders, Statement by Senator Bernie Sanders Following the Kentucky Primary Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/317586