On March 3, voters will head to the polls in 14 states holding primaries on Super Tuesday, potentially narrowing the Democratic presidential field. One-third of the pledged delegates for the party’s presidential nomination are up for grabs. The Washington Post’s Libby Casey hosts live coverage from Washington D.C., with news and analysis from Post reporters in Vermont, California, Minnesota, Florida and more. The Post will bring you the latest results and put them in context during a very busy night in the race for the White House.
After winning the South Carolina primary, former vice president Joe Biden is seeking to turn the nominating contest into a two-person race against Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who is leading polls in California and Texas. Former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg will appear on the ballot for the first time Tuesday, after spending half a billion dollars on his campaign.
Also competing in the Super Tuesday contests are Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (Minn.) and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (Hawaii). Former South Bend, Ind., mayor Pete Buttigieg and investor Tom Steyer dropped out of the race over the weekend after disappointing showings in South Carolina.
Super Tuesday could clarify things in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination: it is the single day when the most states hold contests to pick a presidential nominee, the most voters have a chance to go to the polls, and the most delegates will be allotted to candidates.