Donald Trump wins Republican primaries 2016 in Florida, Illinois, North Carolina, Missouri, Clinton wins all
Billionaire businessman Donald Trump seems to be sprinting ahead to be the Republican nominee in the presidential election to be held in November. In Tuesdayâ€™s primary elections he has already scalped three states while John Kasich, the Ohio Gov. won his home state. For the Illinois primary, there seems to be a close fight between Trump and Ted Cruz.
With todayâ€™s primary election results, US Republican presidential frontrunner Donald seems to be well set to get the partyâ€™s nomination despite the fact that GOP establishment remains opposed to him and his militant rhetoric.
On the other hand when it comes to Democratic Party, Hillary Clinton has already won in four states including Illinois where the fight was the toughest. She reportedly won the state with a small margin. Now here impressive victories in big states like Ohio, Florida, Illinois, and North Carolina put her firmly on course to defeat her primary rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. As the results were announced on Tuesday evening, she took the stage before a boisterous crowd of supporters here and seemed to pivot towards the Republican frontrunner, Donald Trump, who also won in Florida. â€œWe are moving closer to securing the Democratic Party nomination and winning this election in November!â€ Clinton declared.
It must be kept in mind that from the day one, Clinton is a Democratic favorite to win the nomination. Bernie Sanders, despite his appeal, has not been as effective in convincing his chances against Republican opponent as Hillary. Now after faltering in the early states, she began to pull ahead, with a massive victory in South Carolina on Feb. 27. She followed that win with a string of victories on Super Tuesday, March 1.
On the other hand Republican frontrunner Trump was aiming to cement his lead on Tuesday and scored big in the winner-takes-all Florida primary, taking all 99 of the state’s delegates, taking nearly 46 percent of the vote, ahead of Rubio on about 27 percent. The New York businessman won in North Carolina, but will split the delegates there with Texas Senator Ted Cruz, who he was locked in a very tight contest with in Missouri. Trump also won in Illinois, but it is not yet clear how the state’s delegates will be split, as the count is carried out at the congressional district level. His campaign was dealt a minor blow in Ohio, however, where home-state Governor John Kasich was declared the winner.