9 states, DC vote amid coronavirus pandemic, social unrest

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STEVE PEOPLES AP National Political Writer Voters across America navigated curfews and health concerns Tuesday in a slate of primary elections amid dueling national crises as Joe Biden looked to move closer to formally clinching the Democratic presidential nomination. In all, nine states and the District of Columbia were hosting elections, including four that delayed their April contests because of the coronavirus outbreak. While voters cast ballots from Maryland to Montana, Pennsylvania offered the day's biggest trove of delegates. The state also represented a significant test case for Republicans and Democrats working to strengthen their operations in a premier general election battleground. The dynamic was especially intense in Washington, D.C., where Mayor Muriel Bowser imposed a
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