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Bernie Sanders: "We win when voter turnout is high, we lose when it is low."

The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Sanders largely off-base in saying he wins when voter turnout is high and loses when it’s low

On the eve of the New York Democratic primary — where he needs a strong showing to have any hope of winning the presidential nomination contest — Bernie Sanders has repeatedly emphasized the importance of a large turnout. In an April 12 speech in Syracuse, Sanders told supporters, "A week from today there's going to be an enormously important Democratic primary in New York state. What we have found is we win when voter turnout is high, we lose when it is low. Next Tuesday, let us come out in large numbers. Let us have the highest voter turnout …

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