Democratic presidential candidate
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders won three western state caucuses on
Sanders received 81.6 percent of the
vote in Alaska, while his rival, former Secretary of State Hillary
Clinton, took 18.4 percent, the AP reported.
Sanders won Washington state with 77
percent of the vote.
In Hawaii, Sanders took 70 percent of
the vote to Clinton's 30 percent.
“We knew things were going to improve
when we headed west,” Sanders told a crowd of jubilant supporters
at a campaign rally in Madison, Wisconsin. “Last week we won Utah
with 78 percent of the vote. We won Idaho with 79 percent of the
“[W]e have a path toward victory,”
Sanders added that he and his wife's
“family values” were very different from those of Republicans.
“What they mean is that our gay
brothers and sisters should not have the right to marry. I
disagree,” he told the cheering crowd.