Live analysis and commentary of the presidential nominating contests in thirteen states plus American Samoa.
Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton has won the Democratic nominating contests in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. Her socialist rival, Bernie Sanders, has won his home state of Vermont as well as Colorado, Minnesota and Oklahoma.
Counting “super delegates” (party officials with a vote at the convention), Clinton now has 1,001 out of 2,383 delegates needed to win against 371 for Sanders.
On the Republican side, businessman Donald Trump has won the contests in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Virginia. He has 316 out of the 1,237 delegates needed for the nomination. Senator Ted Cruz is in second place with 226 delegates after winning his home state of Texas as well as Alaska and Oklahoma.