Donald Trump speaks on Tuesday night at his home in Palm Beach. FL. He is flanked by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (left) and his son Eric. REUTERS/Scott Audette

San Diego County Democratic Party Chair Francine Busby said Tuesday that her party is ready to take on billionaire Donald Trump and “his revolting campaign of bigotry, obscenity and outright lies” in November.

“Trump has succeeded in exposing what the Republican brand has really become,” she said. “We’re more than ready to take on Donald Trump and his revolting campaign of bigotry, obscenity, and outright lies.”

Francine Busby

Busby issued a statement contrasting the two parties as polls closed for the Super Tuesday primaries on the East Coast.

Among the Republicans, Donald Trump won seven states, Sen. Ted Cruz three and Sen. Marco Rubio one. Trump is the frontrunner, but with less than 50 percent of the vote in the crowded Republican field.

On the Republican side, former Sen. Hillary Clinton won seven states, increasing her lead over Sen. Bernie Sanders, who counted victory in four states.

“As the polls close tonight in the dozen states holding presidential primaries, the contrast between Democratic candidates and the Republicans couldn’t be clearer,” she said. “Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are generating excitement without resorting to insults, dirty tricks, fear tactics, or reality-TV-style sensationalism.”

Busby said that if the contest remains close in June, California will see a huge turnout for its primary, which awards the largest number of delegates of any state.

“Our countywide Democratic registration lead over Republicans is growing by more than 1,000 voters every month, and we expect that trend to continue and increase throughout the year,” Busby noted.

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Chris Jennewein

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.