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Sanders vs. Warren: Progressive candidates split the approval of the key California union

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A union that represents 15,000 health care workers in California, the largest state to vote on Super Tuesday next March–, is the share of his endorsement between Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, the two populist standard-bearer in the race for the democratic presidential nomination.

The National Union of Healthcare Workers – the independent senator from Vermont, supported in its 2016 Democratic presidential primary bid – on Thursday announced that it will be Sanders the provision of resources and basic support for both, and Warren.

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The union said that the gap between Warren and Sanders in a vote of the members of the union was close enough that the union’s Executive Board decided on Wednesday to endorse both candidates.

“This is not the typical union consent. We do not tell our members how to select, they said to us,” said union President Sal Rosselli said. “We trust our members and their judgements and the outcome of this vote reflected the common will of the members from San Diego to the Oregon border. Our members is clear, as both senators Warren and Sanders.”

“After the review of the vote totals, our Board of Directors felt that an endorsement of the two candidates was very fair due to the proximity to the vote,” he said.

The Union members voted Sunday to Wednesday, with members, to throw in a vote for up to three candidates. Warren received the most votes, appearing on 61 percent of the ballots cast, with Sanders show up to 50 percent of the vote.

Home-state Sen. Kamala Harris appeared on 34% of the votes. It was supported by the union in her race for the California attorney General and 2016 election to the U.S. Senate. The former Vice-President, Joe Biden, was the fourth in the vote, shows 32 percent of the vote.

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The splitting of the endorsement comes as the Sanders campaign, to aim at Warren. Both Sanders and Warren have so far refrained from criticizing each other.

But also new national and early voting state-published surveys in the past week, Warren glider show in a Band with longtime frontrunner Biden for the top third spot in the 2020 Democratic battle with Sanders immersion.

Earlier this month, Warren the approval of the New York-based progressive group, the Working families y landed, and secured Sanders four years ago, in his first White house bid.

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