Presidential primaries: Another big night for Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton wins in Mississippi

Republican voters are heading to the polls in four states; Democrats are voting in two states.

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A week after Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton flexed their muscles and each won seven states on Super Tuesday, voters in four states are voting in yet another round of presidential primaries.

Hillary Clinton was projected to win the Democratic primary in Mississippi, with Donald Trump projected to win in Mississippi and Michigan.

Republican voters are hitting the polls on Tuesday in Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi and Hawaii, while Democrats are voting in Michigan and Mississippi.

Republican front-runner Donald Trump will look to keep rolling after results over the weekend left some pundits asking if his popularity has peaked. Hillary Clinton will be hoping to continue to hold off challenger Bernie Sanders. Follow the action live here:

Live Updates

Welcome to The Independent's coverage of the presidential primaries in Mississippi, Michigan, Idaho and Hawaii.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton lead in both Michigan and Mississippi. Can one of their challengers pull off an upset?
Republican delegates up for grabs tonight:

Mississippi: 40 delegates

Michigan: 59 delegates

Idaho: 32 delegates

Hawaii: 19 delegates
Democratic delegates up for grabs tonight:

Mississippi: 36 delegates

Michigan: 130 delegates
From the exit polls:

75 per cent of Mississippi Republican voters support Donald Trump's ban on Muslims

60 per cent of Michigan Republican voters support it
More exit polls:

81 per cent of Mississippi voters are very worried about the US economy 

63 per cent of Michigan voters also very worried about the US economy
EXIT POLL: Which candidate is more honest & trustworthy among Democratic primary voters in Michigan? http://pbs.twimg.com/media/CdD_ZYeXIAA8bJw.jpg

Marco Rubio is polling no better than third in Mississippi, Michigan and Idaho. We could be set for another disappointing night for the senator from Florida.

He's promised to stay in the race until at least the Florida primary on March 15. But will he be able to hang on until then?
Three of the four states holding Republican primaries on Tuesday have thresholds: 

To win delegates, a candidate must receive at least 20 percent of the vote in Idaho, and at least 15 percent in Michigan and Mississippi, the New York Times reports.

This could be bad news for John Kasich and Marco Rubio, who could have a lower percentage of votes in a few states.
Bernie Sanders and his campaign have sued Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted because he has been attempting to block 17 year olds in Ohio from voting in that state's primary.

Ohio is one of 20 states where teenagers who will turn 18 before the general election in November have typically been allowed to vote in primaries.

“It is an outrage that the secretary of state in Ohio is going out of his way to keep young people – significantly African-American young people, Latino young people – from participating,” Mr. Sanders said in a statement.

Trump ramps up attack on Rubio as vote in Florida senator's home state looms

The IndependentDonald Trump has launched an all-out attack on Senator Marco Rubio in an attempt to prevent the Florida native from winning his home state next week – and thereby drive him out of the race for the Republican nomination. The property tycoon turned his attention from contests being held in Michigan and Mississippi – where Mr Trump was believed to have the edge over his opponents – to Florida, with a new television ad campaign calling Mr Rubio a corrupt and “no-action politician”.

Tim Cook and other billionaires form secret team to stop Donald Trump, report claims

The IndependentMany of the world’s most important technology bosses have held a secret meeting to work out how to stop Donald Trump, a new report claims. People including Tim Cook and Elon Musk attended a meeting where a secret team was formed to work to take down the Republic frontrunner, according to a report in the Huffington Post.
EXIT POLL: Among Michigan GOP primary voters, 67% of Trump voters "strongly favor" their candidate #Decision2016 http://pbs.twimg.com/media/CdEMANlWAAAVFo6.jpg

Reports say the Clinton campaign is feeling confident about a big win in Mississippi, but is more concerned with Michigan, where Bernie Sanders could get a good result.
We are now about 30 minutes from the polls closing in Mississippi. Ninety minutes from final polls closing in Michigan.

Polls close in Idaho at 11 pm EST and Hawaii at 1 am EST.
.@HillaryClinton, @realDonaldTrump are looking to pad their delegate leads. Live updates: cnn.it/1UR6Ogv http://pbs.twimg.com/media/CdERVedW0AA7tEc.jpg

Mississippi polls close in less than 10 minutes. We should have a projection within minutes after closing.
BREAKING: Hillary Clinton is projected to win the Mississippi primary.
Donald Trump is well ahead of Ted Cruz in Mississippi, with Marco Rubio currently in third place. No projection has been made at this point.

Mississippi: Hillary Clinton projected to win Democratic primary; Donald Trump projected to win on the Republican side.

Michigan: No Democratic winner projected; Donald Trump has been projected as Republican winner.

Idaho: Polls close at 11 p.m. EST

Hawaii: Polls close at 1 a.m. EST

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