After a month of early state primaries' in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, and South Carolina took place, the big day for 2016 primary elections has arrived "Super Tuesday" is the day in which eleven states and an American territory will be voting for their selected Republican and Democratic nominees for the presidential elections.
States voting today are: Alabama, American Samoa, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, and Virginia
For Democratic nomination the candidate needs to secure 2,383 delegates, and after Super Tuesday, a little under 50 percent of that will be allocated. For Republican nominees the candidate must reach 1,237 delegates to secure presidential nomination.
On the Republican side Donald Trump won New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Nevada, while Ted Cruz won Iowa during the early state sessions. Trump is leading by 65 and 66 delegates over Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio.
On the Democratic side Hillary Clinton won the states of Iowa, Nevada, and South Carolina, and is leading with 546 delegates over Bernie Sanders who won New Hampshire and stands with 87 delegates.
If your a citizen living in one of the eleven states voting today and are registered to vote, make sure you make it out to your local polls to make your vote count.
Stay tuned with "Super Tuesday" as todays numbers will play a significant part to the 2016 primary elections.
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