Republican Donald Trump & the Democrat Hillary Clinton look to toughen their front-runner status when 5 states hold presidential nominating races, as Donald Trump tries to survive a barrage of scorching attacks from his party’s formation.
Trump, will be competing to rack up more wins in Republican contests in Kentucky, Kansas, Maine and Louisiana.
The Polling has been infrequent in all 4 states that together account for 155 delegates only, and also, the contests will be open to registered Republicans only. The marginalization of independent voters who helped Donald Trump’s heave adds the air of uncertainty to the latest round of contests to pick the nominees for the November. 8 election to succeed President Barack Obama.
Since winning 7 out of 11 contests on Super Tuesday, Donald Trump came under withering fire from a Republican establishment, worried that he will lead the party to a definite defeat in this month’s elections.
The Mainstream Republicans blanched at Donald Trump’s calls to build a wall on border with Mexico, and deport around 11 million undocumented immigrants, along with the temporarily bar all Muslims from entering the US.
Mitt Romney called Donald Trump a fraud and phony who was playing American voters for suckers, and John McCain said that Donald Trump’s foreign policy views were dangerous and uninformed.
The anti-Trump forces however have a short window of about 2 weeks for stopping the corrosive businessman, who accumulated 319 of the 1,237 delegates, outpacing Ted Cruz, the second-place rival, who has 226 delegates.
On 15th March, the delegate-rich states of Ohio, Florida, North Carolina, Illinois and Missouri. If Trump takes Ohio and Florida he would be nearly impossible to stop. There are a total of 358 delegates at stake in the 5 states voting Mar. 15, including 66 in Ohio and 99.
On Democratic side, voters in Nebraska, Louisiana and Kansas will weigh in on Saturday on race between Clinton and Bernie Sanders.
Polls show that Clinton has a big lead in Louisiana, Clinton has no doubt opened up a big delegate lead on Sanders, who might see a tough time to make up the difference. All states in the Democratic race reward their delegates uniformly, which means that Clinton can keep piling up the delegates even in states where she drops.