Hillary Clinton wins California Democratic primary: US networks

Hillary Clinton waves to attendees during a primary night event at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in the Brooklyn borough of New York on June 7, 2016.
Hillary Clinton waves to attendees during a primary night event at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in the Brooklyn borough of New York on June 7, 2016.PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Hillary Clinton won the Democratic primary in the state of California, US networks reported on Wednesday (June 8).

The news came hours after the former secretary of state clinched the Democratic Party nomination on the last major date of the 2016 primary calendar, with six states holding polls.

California, the most populous US state, was the biggest prize of all.