Here are results and reaction from Super Tuesday
The biggest day on the primary calendar ahead of the 2020 presidential election has arrived.
Fourteen states and a U.S. territory vote on Super Tuesday, with more than 1,300 total delegates up for grabs. That’s about a third of the total available in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.
California and Texas are the two biggest states that vote. Virginia and North Carolina are other big states that participated Tuesday.
Five candidates entered Super Tuesday looking to move closer to the nomination: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Michael Bloomberg and Tulsi Gabbard.
Here is KTAR News’ live blog with results and reaction from Super Tuesday. It will be updated throughout the night.
Biden scored a big win, taking Texas and a maximum of its 228 delegates.
It was the second-most sought after catch of the night and gave the former vice president’s campaign a shot in the arm.
Biden picks up his final win of Super Tuesday, claiming victory in Maine on Wednesday afternoon.
The former vice president won 10 states during Super Tuesday.
The state with the most delegates to offer on Super Tuesday has a winner.
Bernie Sanders won California, according to The Associated Press.
California has 416 delegates. Sanders has also won Colorado, Utah and his home state of Vermont.
Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg will reassess on Wednesday whether he should stay in the race after getting disappointing results in Super Tuesday primaries despite spending more than a half billion dollars on his campaign.
The AP has allocated 18 delegates to Bloomberg: Five from the territory of American Samoa; one each in Texas and North Carolina; four in Tennessee; and seven in Colorado.
Biden picks up another victory and this one is a blow to another candidate.
Biden took Massachusetts, the home state of Warren.
Massachusetts has 91 delegates.
Sanders takes another state, Utah.
The western state had 29 delegates up for grabs. Sanders has won Vermont, Colorado and Utah.
Biden continues his strong evening with wins in Minnesota and Arkansas, according to The Associated Press.
So far, Biden has won Virginia, North Carolina, Alabama, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Minnesota and Arkansas.
Biden picks up another state in Tennessee, according to ABC News.
Biden will have had the most delegates of any candidate if he takes them all in the states he’s won with 362.
Biden claims another state and its delegates in Oklahoma, according to The Associated Press.
The former Vice President could get the state’s 37 delegates.
Elizabeth Warren is the only candidates to yet record a victory.
Michael Bloomberg and Tulsi Gabbard shared delegates in American Samoa.
Sanders is back in the win column with a victory in Colorado, according to The Associated Press.
That is a maximum of 67 delegates for the Vermont senator, who won earlier in the evening in his home state.
Biden has won another state — Alabama — as other states, like Texas, remain too close to call.
Biden picks up a victory in the important state of North Carolina, according to ABC News.
North Carolina has the third-most delegates up for grab during Super Tuesday with 110.
Biden won Virginia and its maximum of 99 delegates earlier in the evening.
Biden has won Virginia while Sanders unsurprisingly has won his home state of Vermont, according to The Associated Press.
Biden gets a maximum of 99 delegates for winning Virginia. Sanders gets a maximum of 16 delegates.
Polls close in an hour for the first two states that vote on Super Tuesday, Vermont and Virginia.
Virginia has 99 delegates up for grabs while Sanders’ home state, Vermont, has 16 delegates.
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