Did Marco Rubio Win the Washington, D.C. Primary?

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Did Marco Rubio win the primary in Washington, D.C.? (Getty)

If you’re Googling the results of the Washington D.C. primary, you might be surprised to see Marco Rubio listed as the winner for Republicans. Donald Trump is the presumptive nominee and Rubio isn’t even running anymore. Many people are asking online if Rubio just won or if there was a backlash from Trump’s statements about Orlando. But the truth is a lot simpler than that.

Here’s what you need to know.

Marco Rubio did win the Republican primary in Washington, D.C., but that primary was held back on March 12. So when you’re searching online for primary results for D.C., you’ll get results for the Republican primary, too, even though it was held back in March.

Marco Rubio won the D.C. primary in March with 37.3 percent of the vote. John Kasich came in second with 35.5 percent. Trump came in third with just 13.8 percent and 0 delegates.

Today is the Democratic primary for Washington, D.C.