The 2016 race ends a streak of eight uncontested GOP primaries and is the first in 70 years with three candidates on the ballot.Full Story
The Washington primary boosts Trump over the top of George W. Bush’s record set in 2000.
The pop diva joins a list that includes two ex-governors, a state senator, a conductor, a Beatle, an educator, a basketball coach, and a labor leader.
Interparty primary vote comparisons are a tricky business and do not always correlate with general election outcomes.
Unlike their GOP counterparts, Democrats have few states that have consistently backed the party’s eventual nominee over the last 40+ years.