Super Tuesday, a day on which 14 states- California, Texas, Colorado, Utah, Vermont, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama, Maine, Minnesota, N. Carolina, Massachusetts, Virginia (and American Samoa, an unincorporated territory in the U.S. consisting of Samoan islands located in the south-central Pacific Ocean) held their primary elections for president, senate, house and other local representatives two days ago. Presidential primary elections determine which candidates will be on the ballots for each political party in the general election in November.
Though Republicans went to the polls, their party is already in office and there is no significant Republican candidate running in opposition to Trump. Therefore, the focus is almost entirely on the Democratic primary which boiled down to two candidates – Senator Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden.
Former mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg dropped out of the race after failing to win any of the 14 states except for American Samoa and endorsed Biden. Senator Elizabeth Warren came in third in her home state of Massachusetts and also failed to win any of the 14 states.
Biden is in the lead with victories in ten of the 14 states, including Texas, a state with one of the highest voter populations. Sanders follows closely with a win in his home state of Vermont, wins in Utah and Colorado, and a big win in California – the state with the highest voter population.
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