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BBC News America news bbc co uk bbc news home bbc news football bbc news vietnam www bbc co uk news bbc news somali bbc news chinese bbc news us and canada news bbc couk bbc news middle east US election: What to expect from key Nevada vote

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat do young voters want in Nevada?After a pause of more than 10 days, the race to decide which Democrat will take on Donald Trump in November’s election resumes on Saturday.Democrats in Nevada will decide who they want to be their nominee.Moderate former mayor Pete Buttigieg and…

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Media captionWhat do young voters want in Nevada?After a pause of more than 10 days, the race to decide which Democrat will take on Donald Trump in November’s election resumes on Saturday.Democrats in Nevada will decide who they want to be their nominee.Moderate former mayor Pete Buttigieg and left-wing Bernie Sanders are leading, but only two states have voted so far. The final candidate will not be known until July.Joe Biden, who has struggled up until now, will hope for a better result.Here’s what to look out for.A little explanationThe Nevada caucuses are a series of party meetings held across the state, that might last a few hours. At the end, those present will vote on which of the eight Democrats they would most like to be the nominee.Candidates who win at least 15% of the vote on Saturday will be awarded delegates – in Nevada, 36 delegates will be distributed according to how well candidates performed.All the candidates are aiming to reach 1,990 delegates, which would be enough to make them the final nominee. That’s a long way off – right now, Pete Buttigieg has 22, Bernie Sanders 21 and Elizabeth Warren has eight.

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As we just mentioned, the Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has the third highest number of delegates right now, but that doesn’t give you the full picture. The caucuses in Iowa and primary in New Hampshire earlier this month didn’t go as well as her campaign had hoped.But this was before her spirited performance in a Democratic debate on Wednesday night, in which she repeatedly skewered emerging rival Michael Bloomberg. Her campaign said this led to its best fundraising day yet.Last time around, rival Amy Klobuchar came third in New Hampshire after a strong debate performance a few days earlier. Might Ms Warren see a similar bump in Nevada?It’s also worth keeping an eye on Joe Biden. The former vice-president has performed poorly so far, but is pinning his hopes on the support of Nevada’s Lati
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