Tonight could be the first major blow that ends the primaries

Tonight could be the first really major knockout blow in both primaries.

We're finally getting into winner-take-all states with a huge ammount of delegates.

Normally this is done by Super Tuesday but on both sides it's been just close enough to keep this interesting.

Michigan and Florida are the big ones. They hold a lot of delegates. Trump leads in both as does Hillary.

For the Democrats those two states make up almost 350 delegates or 14% needed. For the GOP they make up 160 delegates almost 13%.

Michigan on the GOP side is a proportional state unless if a candidate reaches 50% then it's a winner-take-all if no one reaches 50% it's proportional. On the Democrat side it's proportional but Clinton's leads in polls show she could significantly open up her delegate lead, possibly to a point where Sander's campaign continuing becomes futile.

No votes yet

Except for Hilary

Bernie did, but barely. Since Hillary won overwhelmingly in Mississippi, she did gain more delegates tonight than did Bernie. The math is getting tougher and tougher for Bernie, but next week is yet another "Super" Tuesday!
How knows?!

And The Donald still doesn't have a majority, even though he is clearly ahead. The fact is that Cruz is not all that far behind. Now, since Florida is a "winner-take-all" state, this portends well for The Donald. Marco could well lose his own home state! He's losing almost everywhere else -- mostly losing badly!
And, Ohio is winner-take-all for the Republicans, too! So if The Donald also beats Governor Sick in his own home state...

Yeah Hillary had the better shot to wrap things up since she's in a 2 man race. She better wrap it up quickly because the longer this goes on the more people will take a 2nd look at Bernie.

Trump did well. He won decisively. If he wins Florida I don't see how anyone can stop him from reaching enough delegates to secure the nomination. Cruz won't win a 2 man race that late in a primary.

MikeyA

With Trump or Cruz this is what we face.

First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out because I was not a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out because I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew. Then they came for me, and there was no one left to speak for me.

Hillary will speak up for you, oops, I mean bark up for you! woof-woof-woof!!

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