Republican hopes for President Donald Trump have won three more states – Michigan, Mississippi and Hawaii – in their candidacy for the White House nomination.
In the Democratic race, Bernie Sanders had a surprise victory in Michigan, but Hillary Clinton increased her overall lead with a big victory in Mississippi.
Republican Ted Cruz won in Idaho.
The United States is the last to select candidates to run in the November presidential election.
It was a terrible night for Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, who finished in a distant fourth place in both Michigan and Mississippi a week before his home state race.
Donald Trump, an inexperienced businessman, conducted the polls in Florida, where he delivered his victory speech on March 8.
“One of the things I’m most happy about is that the turnout is just huge … I think that’s the biggest story in politics today.” said the billionaire at a press conference in Jupiter.
Donald Trump also said he would be more president than all but Abraham Lincoln and that “no one is more conservative than I am.”
Democratic opponent Donald Trump is likely to stand up if he receives the Republican nomination, Hillary Clinton told Ohio voters after her victory in Mississippi.
“Running for president should not mean insults,” said Hillary Clinton in a thin veiled digging of outspoken Donald Trump.
“It must be a matter of achieving results.”
Bernie Sanders’ victory in Michigan was shocking after weeks of polls suggesting that Hillary Clinton was well ahead.
“I am grateful to the people of Michigan for opposing the experts and the interviewers and for supporting us.” Bernie Sanders said in a statement after his victory.
“It’s a critical night. We came from 30 points down to Michigan and we see the same kind of coming from behind all over America. “
Analysts say conservative fire brand Ted Cruz appears to be the only candidate capable of stopping Donald Trump, who has been fiercely criticized by the Republican establishment.
Party nominee for 2012 Mitt Romney has identified Donald Trump as a bully and fraudster who will lose a general election because of his extreme stance on immigration and Islamic State.
A major part of Donald Trump’s campaign is the deportation of 11 million undocumented migrants and the construction of a wall on the southern border, paid for by Mexico.
The primary and parliamentary elections determine the number of delegates appointed for each candidate.
Delegates then approve their candidate for party conventions in July. To secure his party’s nomination, the candidate must win a majority of delegates.