Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's victories on Tuesday weren't limited to Pennsylvania.
Republican presidential candidate and 1968 Wharton graduate Trump won in all four of the other states that had primaries on Super Tuesday, sweeping up Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland and Rhode Island. Meanwhile, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton picked up three of the four other states — Delaware, Connecticut and Maryland — but surrendered Rhode Island to her rival for the Democratic nomination, Bernie Sanders.
Trump and Clinton both won Pennsylvania with 58 percent of their respective party's vote.
Among the four states besides Pennsylvania, Trump polled as high as 64 percent in Rhode Island and as low as 55 percent in Maryland, according to election data from The New York Times. Clinton came out the strongest in Maryland, with 63 percent of the Democratic vote there, and the weakest in Rhode Island, where she lost to Sanders 55-43.
Ted Cruz and John Kasich battled for second place in the polls after Trump. Kasich closed off the night by snagging second place in all four states besides Pennsylvania, where he lost to Cruz by a few percentage points.
As Clinton’s main rival, Bernie Sanders saw only one victory in Rhode Island from Super Tuesday. However, the Vermont senator told media on Tuesday morning that he had no plans to drop out of the Democratic race, according to CNN.
After the April 26 primaries, the next major event in the 2016 presidential race will be the Indiana primaries on May 3.Comments powered by Disqus
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