As thousands of supporters at Cal State Dominguez Hills interrupted him with cheers, Sanders celebrated his win in the Oregon primary.
Half an hour later when he actually won a contest he was even more jubilant – interrupting his usual stump speech with a victory announcement.
‘My wife tells me CNN has called Oregon for Bernie Sanders’ he said – as the packed tennis stadium erupted.
‘We won a great victory in the state of Washington a few months ago.
We just won Oregon.
And we’re going to win California.
I am getting to like the west coast’.