WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today could be the biggest day in 2016 GOP campaign season for frontrunner Donald J. Trump as he rolls toward the nomination. Welcome to “Super Tuesday” the unofficial name for the presidential primary election when the largest number of state’s hold’s their nominating contests.
Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont and Virginia will hold contests for both Republicans and Democrats. Republicans in Alaska will hold caucuses. Democrats in Colorado will hold their caucuses as well.
Finally, Democrats in American Samoa are also holding their nominating contest. 661 Republican delegates will be handed out when all the votes are counted well after midnight tonight. For the Democrats they will hand out even more delegates a whopping total of 865.
So, only in Texas the home state of Sen. Ted Cruz is Trump trailing in the polls. That said no one would be surprised if Trump won in Texas because he has made a big push in the final couple of days of the campaign.
So, look for Trump to win Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Vermont and Virginia. Oklahoma, Texas and Tennessee will be there three states where Trump will be challenged. That said don’t be surprised if Trump runs the entire table.