Here are four things we learned from the “Super Saturday” contests in five states.
The real estate tycoon is ahead in the all-important delegate count for Republicans, having now won 12 of the 19 states that have voted since Iowa.
With 50.7 per cent in the Kansas caucuses, he also became the first Republican candidate to claim more than half the vote in any state.
“Call it the twilight zone, call it an alternate universe but when Lindsey Graham actually is saying that Ted Cruz is an alternative for anyone, anyhow, anyway, we’ve reached a whole level and it tells you how serious people are about trying to stop Trump and what they think Trump will do long term to the Republican Party”, said Felkel.
Romney, who hasn’t always had kind words for Cruz, who scored decisive wins in the Kansas and ME caucuses on Saturday, says it’s clear that the Texas senator has emerged as the best chance to derail Trump’s path to the nomination. According to the New York Times’ estimates, Trump has 373 votes, while Cruz, Rubio and Kasich have 291, 122 and 33 votes, respectively.
Following her Super Tuesday sweep, Clinton has amassed 1,066 delegates, while Sanders has 432 out of the 2,383 needed to win.
“We’ve got the momentum, the energy and the excitement that will take us all the way to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia”, Sanders said in a speech after winning Nebraska.
“Now all eyes turn to Michigan”, Clinton said on Saturday night at a rally in Detroit.
“It’s the establishment. The establishment is against us”, Trump said.