WASHINGTON (Reuters) - About three out of four Democratic primary voters in four big states - California, Texas, Virginia and North Carolina - said the new coronavirus was a factor in their vote on Tuesday, according to exit polls analysed by Edison Research.
In Texas, the disease was cited as a factor by 78% of voters, and in North Carolina by 76%. In California, it was cited by 75% and in Virginia by 73%, the poll found.
The coronavirus, which originated in China, has spread around the world, sparking concerns of a global pandemic.
(Reporting by Ginger Gibson; Editing by Sonya Hepinstall)