With victories already declared in five states, Trump could be on his way to earning the nomination of the Republican party over rival candidates Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL).
Trump was just declared the winner in TN and is neck and neck with John Kasich in Vermont. In TN, 46 percent of the precincts have reported results of the primaries and has declared Trump the victor, picking up 26 delegates in the process.
In Vermont, Trump is besting Kasich. According to a CBSN and Google statistical tracking, Trump is leading with 32.7 percent of the vote, compared to Kasich at 30.4 percent.
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As it stands, Trump has claimed victory in the following states; AL, GA, MA, TN, VA. Cruz won TX and OK. AR will likely go down as a victory for Trump as well. Currently he is leading in the state with 34.1 percent of the votes over Cruz’s 26.7 percent and Rubio’s 26.5 percent. However, only 11 percent of the precincts have reported their results. Other states have not yet reported results.
Marco Rubio may come away with his first primary victory in MN. As it stands with only five percent of precincts reporting, Rubio is leading with 32.8 percent of the vote, followed by Cruz at 28 percent and Trump at 22.2 percent.