Trump, Clinton winners in Missouri


NEW YORK: Presidential frontrunners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were declared the official winners of the Missouri primaries on Tuesday – nearly a month after they were held. The March 15 votes in both parties were extremely close: Clinton and rival Bernie Sanders were neck-and-neck, as were Trump and Senator Ted Cruz. Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander finally certified the result, tweeting: “@HillaryClinton and @realDonaldTrump have officially won Missouri.” Clinton earned 49.6 percent of the vote, to 49.36 percent for Sanders, according to the results posted on the secretary of state’s website. On the Republican side, Trump earned 40.84 percent of the vote, to 40.63 percent for Cruz.



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