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May 23, 2019

Virginia to Vote on Super Tuesday in Presidential Election

Virgin will be among the 13 states and one territory that will vote on Super Tuesday for both Democratic and Republican presidential candidates in the race for White House.

Besides Virginia, Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Wyoming and American Samoa will vote voting on Tuesday, the biggest day in the whole process where more than half delegates needed to win the race will be up for grab.

Voting process will be different in different states with some of them holding primaries and other organizing caucuses.

Both parties will have their primaries in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont and Virginia.  Republicans are holding caucuses in Colorado, Minnesota, Alaska and Wyoming. Democrats will hold their caucuses in Colorado, Minnesota and in American Samoa.

Results on Super Tuesday will be Democratic Frontrunner Secretary Hillary Clinton, which held a rally at the George Mason University on Monday, and for Donald Trump, who is leading the race among the five Republican candidates.

Almost half of 1,237 delegates needed to win the nomination will be at stake for the Republicans while Clinton and Bernie Sanders will vie for more than 800 delegates. Besides Trump, the others in race for Republican ticket include Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, John Kasich and Ben Carson.

While Democrats award all of their delegates, except super-delegates proportionally, for Republicans, it will be mostly based on the overall statewide vote or based on who wins in each district. Texas has the most number of delegates up for grab – 252 for Democrats and 155 for Republicans.

In Virginia, polling on Super Tuesday will close at 7.00 p.m.

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