The former Secretary of State was projected to bag at least 56 delegates out of 107 at stake in North Carolina.

Clinton also won in Florida after having a massive lead over her sole rival Senator Bernie Sanders. Clinton had support of 65.6 percent of the votes as against 30.6 percent for Sanders.

Trump walked away with all the 99 delegates which were at stake in Florida.

Notably, Republican Senator Marco Rubio has ended his campaign after suffering a humiliating loss in his home state of Florida.

Being billed as Super Tuesday 2.0, primary elections were held in five States – Florida, Ohio, North Carolina, Illinois and Missouri.

Initial reports suggested that Clinton and Trump had leads in North Carolina where 72 delegates are at stake for the GOP. Texas Senator Ted Cruz was closely following Trump.
However, in Ohio where 66 delegates are at stake, State Governor John Kasich was leading against Trump. Clinton was leading in Ohio.

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