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Summary: March Primary Elections

Summary: March Primary Elections

Who's ahead? Who's lagging behind? Which states are next on the docket?

March Primary Results


The results below are for March 2016, as of March 16.

Republicans: 1,237 delegates needed for nomination

Trump: 673 delegates

Won: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Virginia, Kentucky, Hawaii, Michigan, Mississippi, Florida (unanimously), Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina

Cruz: 411 delegates

Won: Alaska, Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Maine, Idaho, Wyoming

Kasich: 143 delegates

Won: Ohio (unanimously)


Vermont (between Trump and Kasich), Louisiana (between Trump and Cruz)

Although he has dropped out, Rubio won Minnesota and Washington D.C.

The next primaries are Arizona and Utah on March 22.

Democrats: 2,383 delegates needed for nomination

Clinton: 1,139 pledged delegates, 467 superdelegates

Won: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts (by one delegate), Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, Illinois (by one delegate), North Carolina, Ohio

Sanders: 825 pledged delegates, 26 superdelegates

Won: Colorado, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Vermont (won all 16 delegates), Kansas, Nebraska, Maine, Michigan



(Superdelegates can support any candidate; pledged delegates are based on state primary results.)

The next primaries are Arizona, Utah and Idaho on March 22 and Alaska, Hawaii and Washington on March 26.

(Photo attribution: whatsnewlaporte.com)

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