Super Tuesday: Trump, Hillary win 7 states; Sanders, Cruz give a fight

Washington, March 2: Democratic Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump swept Super Tuesday on march 1, when several states of the US went to polling. Both Clinton and Trump bagged seven out of 11 states in the voting.

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Hillary Clinton (D): Seven; Donald Trump (R): Seven; Bernie Sanders (D): Four; Ted Cruz (R): Three; Marco Rubio (R): One; John Kasich & Ben Carson (both R): Nil

Who won which state

In graph: Delegates that each candidate has so far

End of Live updates

2.30 pm: Ted Cruz bags Alaska after winning over 36 per cent votes. Trump finished second.

1.25 pm: Alaska result still not out. Cruz leading Trump by 314 votes till the last reports came. Twenty-eight delegates are at stake in this state.

12.10 pm:
Result of the Alaska GOP caucuses awaited. A close race is on between Cruz and Trump in this Republican forte.

10.40 am:
Donald Trump takes Vermont, his seventh win on Super Tuesday.

[Black students removed from Trump's rally]

10.30 am: Hillary Clinton wins Massachusetts. She has now won seven states. Bernie Sanders wins four states: Vermont, Oklahoma, Colorado and Minnesota.

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[Cruz wants others out to beat Trump; Rubio in no mood to quit race]

9.45 am:
Donald Trump wins Arkansas, his sixth on 'Super Tuesday'. Marco Rubio finally wins a state. He takes Minnesota.

9.30 am: Florida Governor Marco Rubio is still optimistic about making a comeback in this presidential election. He told CNN that this Super Tuesday was Ted Cruz's day. "If Donald Trump wins the nomination, it will be the end of the modern Republican Party. I will fight till the end to save my party," says Rubio, who is yet to win a state this primary season.

8.45 am:
Ted Cruz speaks. "God bless Texas and Oklahoma," he says. Cruz has won both states. He appeals to Republicans to unite against Trump. He says only his campaign can beat Trump.

8.30 am:
Trump tears into Hillary Clinton. "What has she done despite the Democrats being in power for so many years. I will be surprised if she is allowed to run," he says.

8.10 am: Our country is in a big trouble, says Trump in Florida, while blasting the establishment. "Chinese leaders are proving to be smarter than ours," he says. Earlier, Chris Christie, a former presidential candidate who endorsed Trump, said the latter is the real winner of Super Tuesday.

8.00 am: Ted Cruz wins Oklahoma after his own state Texas. This is his third victory overall. He won the Iowa caucuses on February 1.

7.50 am: CNN projects Sanders to win Oklahoma, his second victory on Super Tuesday.

7.40 am: Trump, Marco Rubio and Cruz in a tight race in Arkansas and Oklahoma.

7.35 am: Donald Trump won Republican primaries in five states of the US on Super Tuesday while former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton bagged six Democratic primaries. Trump was also projected to win Virginia as well.

While Trump won Alabama, Georgia, Massachusetts and Tennessee, Hillary won Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Texas, Virginia and Tennessee. Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders won in their respective states.

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