Michigan reportedly turned out record numbers on Tuesday night in its 2016 GOP presidential primary and with 59 delegates at stake, Donald Trump has been declared the winner as expected.
NOTE: The following numbers have been updated as of 12:35 AM ET:
With 95.3% of precincts reporting, the bloviating billionaire and reality TV actor came in with 36.6% of the Michigan GOP vote.
Ted Cruz , who was in third place most of the evening, soared into second place, narrowly defeated RINO Ohio Governor John Kasich, 24.8% to 24.3%, a reversal of poll predictions that predicted a second place finish for Kasich.
Marco Rubio is in last place at only 9.3%.
The RCP average of recent polls predicted that Trump would win the State of Michigan with 37 percent, with governor of neighboring Ohio, John Kasich, predicted to come in second place at 25 percent. Ted Cruz was predicted by the RCP average to come in third place at 20 percent, with Marco Rubio predicted last at only 10 percent.