Political Primaries Update for the Week of April 25th

What the latest polls show us.

 

 

SUMMARY

According to the polls, where Trump’s numbers keep rising, he should run the table this week in the five primaries in the Northeast.

On the Democratic side, Mrs. Clinton’s numbers are on shakey ground, except Maryland and Pennsylvania. Some Sanders upsets may be in the offing. Mrs. Clinton will likely not clinch the Democratic candidacy this week.

 

CURRENT DELEGATE COUNT –

 

DEM – 2,382 delegates needed to win
1941 – Hillary Clinton
1191 – Bernie Sanders

 

GOP – 1,237 delegates needed to win
845 – Donald Trump
559 – Ted Cruz
148 – John Kasich

 

POLL ANALYSIS FOR WEEK OF: APRIL 25TH

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 26TH

 

CONNECTICUT

 

DEM– 55 delegates (15 superdelegates)
Clinton up +7.5 points

 

GOP– 28 delegates (proportional)
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2016/president/ct/connecticut_republican_presidential_primary-5352.html
Trump up +22.0 points

 

DELAWARE

 

DEM– 21 delegates (10 superdelegates)
Sanders up +19.95 points

 

GOP– 16 delegates (winner take all)
Trump up +33.34 points

 

MARYLAND

 

DEM– 95 delegates (23 superdelegates)
Clinton up +21.7 points

 

GOP– 38 delegates (winner take all)
Trump up +14.7 points

 

PENNSYLVANIA

 

DEM– 189 delegates (21 superdelegates)
Clinton up +15.8 points

 

GOP– 71 delegates (winner take all)
Trump up +19.2 points

 

RHODE ISLAND

 

DEM– 24 delegates (9 superdelegates)
Sanders up +26.92 points

 

GOP– 19 delegates (proportional)
Trump up +30.85 points

 

POLL ANALYSIS FOR WEEK OF: MAY 2ND

 

TUESDAY, MAY 3RD

 

INDIANA

 

DEM– 83 delegates (9 super)
Sanders up +36.22 points

 

GOP– 57 delegates (winner take all)
Trump up +17.52 points

 

FRIDAY, MAY 7TH

 

GUAM

 

DEM (Caucus)- 7 delegates (5 super)

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GOP- (no activity)

 

Keep the Faith!

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Tim Bryce is a freelance writer and management consultant located in the Tampa Bay area of Florida. As an avid writer and speaker, Tim discusses everything from business and management, to politics and morality, to systems and technology, and our ever changing world.