BY STACI PREVATO AND MIKAYLA OLVAE
The results of the Wisconsin Primary on Tuesday, April 5th, have left voters stunned with unexpected upsets for the Democrat and Republican parties.
The Republicans had a major upset with Ted Cruz coming out on top over Donald Trump at a 13% lead. This sets a fire under the Republican party and the candidates as the primary votes come to a close. With the win for Cruz in Wisconsin, he holds 11 states and is gaining on Trump. Trump has claimed Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina, Hawaii, Michigan, Mississippi, Kentucky, Louisiana, Alabama, Arkansas, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Nevada, South Carolina, and New Hampshire. Cruz has become the anti-Trump figure that people are voting for. Trump has 743 delegates with only 517 for Cruz.
Bernie Sanders finally got a lead over Hillary Clinton as he took the vote with over 13.5% more than Clinton. Clinton is leading Sanders 1178 to 1058 in terms of delegates. Sanders has 15 states while Clinton has a total of 19. Clinton has won Nevada, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, Ohio, Massachusetts, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida.
CNN predicts that Trump will be the Republican nominee at 47% and Clinton will be the Democratic nominee at 80%. The election has been a tight race and is only going to lead to more surprises.