Billionaire businessman Donald Trump got his strongest support from older voters to help him win four of the five Republican primaries on March 15.
Older voters continued to roll up huge majorities for Hillary Clinton in Super Tuesday voting, as she built a clear lead in the Democratic presidential campaign.
Older voters continued to play a decisive role in the 2016 GOP presidential campaign on Super Tuesday, bolstering Donald Trump in states where he had his best showings and siding with Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas to help him win his home state as well as Oklahoma.
Hillary Clinton won an overwhelming 88 percent of voters 65 and older and 77 percent of those 45 to 64 in the Feb. 27 South Carolina Democratic primary.
The lesson is clear: If you want to win a Republican primary this election season, you'd better make a persuasive case to voters 50 and older - because they're the ones tipping the scales in favor of the winning candidate.
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