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Latest polls for 2016 presidential primaries: Democratic front runner Hillary Clinton wins all 5 states

Latest polls for 2016 presidential primaries: Democratic front runner Hillary Clinton wins all 5 states

Latest polls for 2016 presidential primaries: Democratic front runner Hillary Clinton wins all 5 states

Bernie Sanders’ team seems to be staring at loss of face as Democratic front runner Hillary Clinton managed huge wins in at least three states that went to the polls. In two other states the fight was really close. So if Sanders loses those states too, it is almost over for the Vermont Senator.

Hillary Clinton who is also being supported openly by Democratic leadership, has clocked impressive wins in three big states including Florida, North Carolina and Ohio. As results pour in, she was in tight race in Missouri, Illinois.

After winning state after state, Hillary Clinton while talking to her supporters said, “We are moving closer to securing the Democratic Party nomination and winning this election in November”. She also acknowledged Bernie Sanders and thanked him for a hard-fought campaign: “I want to congratulate Sen. Sanders for the vigorous campaign he’s waging,” she said.

hillary clinton vs bernie sanders 2016Democratic front runner Hillary Clinton’s victories in Florida, Ohio and North Carolina presidential primaries were simply huge. These victories are going to put her in a commanding position to become the first woman in U.S. history to win a major party nomination. Donald Trump strengthened his hand in the Republican race with a big win in Florida but fell in Ohio to that state’s governor, John Kasich.

It must be kept in mind that her victories in Ohio and Florida are a blow to rival Bernie Sanders and bolstered her argument that she’s the best Democratic candidate to take on the eventual Republican nominee in the general election. Her win in Ohio was a particular relief for her campaign, which grew anxious after Sanders pulled off a surprising win last week in Michigan, another important Midwestern state. The best thing going in her favor is the solid support of black voters, a crucial group for Democrats in the general election.

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