Second Super Tuesday Live Blog

Five states plus the Northern Mariana Islands vote in the presidential primaries on this second “Super Tuesday”.

Presidential candidates Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump
Presidential candidates Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump (Gage Skidmore/Hillary for America/Barbara Kinney/Michael Vadon)
  • Six presidential primaries are held across the United States on what news media have dubbed this second “Super Tuesday”.
  • These primaries are a chance for former secretary of state Hillary Clinton to prove that she can win outside the American South, where minorities have dominated the Democratic contests. Her socialist rival, Bernie Sanders, has done better in northern industrial states. Watch Ohio.
  • For the Republicans, it’s the last chance to slow down businessman Donald Trump. If he does poorly today, he is likely to fall short of a delegate majority. But if Trump wins, it is going to be almost impossible to take the nomination away from him. Crucial will be Florida and Ohio, the home states of Trump’s rivals Marco Rubio and John Kasich.

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