PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Fresh off his Winsconsin win, Bernie Sanders took the stage at Temple University with enthusiasm.
“This sounds to me like the sound of a political revolution,”Sanders said.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Tornado Watch Issued For Parts Of Pennsylvania, Delaware And New Jersey As Gusty Thunderstorms Head Towards Region
Sanders spent a lot of time in Wisconsin. He’s hoping to take Pennsylvania too. Sanders spoke with Eyewitness News before he took the stage.
“You got a lot of delegates here and we are going to win as many of them as we can,” Sanders said.
Democrats can win up to 246 delegates in Pennsylvania. It takes 2,383 delegates to secure the Democratic nomination.READ MORE: PREVIEW: CBS3 Awards Local Pharmacy With Small Wins! Grant
“We are running to win. We have won seven out of the last eight primaries and caucuses. We have got a road to victory and I look forward to coming back to this beautiful city,” Sanders said.
A new Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday shows Hillary Clinton ahead of Sanders 50 to 44 in Pennsylvania.
Earlier in the evening sanders visited with a crowd at Tindley Temple United Methodist Church in South Philly. Sanders said he is also very much focused on New York, his birth state and clinton’s adopted home state. The primary there is April 19.MORE NEWS: FDA Head: Baby Formula Factory Could Reopen By Next Week
Voters will go to the polls in Pennsylvania and Delaware on April 26. The New Jersey primary is June 7.