Super Tuesday Guide

Christine Rousselle
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Posted: Feb 27, 2016 12:00 PM
Super Tuesday Guide

March 1, 2016 is "Super Tuesday," and 12 states will take to the polls and caucuses to vote for their party's nominee for president. There are 595 Republican delegates and 1,004 Democratic delegates up for grabs.

For information on a specific state, click the links below:

Alabama

Alaska

Arkansas

Colorado

Georgia

Massachusetts

Minnesota

Oklahoma

Tennessee

Texas

Vermont

Virginia

Wyoming


Alabama

What time are the polls open?

Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., local time.

Is this an open or closed primary?

This is an open primary, meaning voters do not have to be affiliated with a political party to vote for a candidate.

Where do I go to vote?

Click here to find out.

How many delegates are at stake?

There are 50 Republican delegates and 60 Democratic delegates up for grabs.

What are the polls looking like?

Donald Trump is leading the GOP field by about 20 points, and Clinton has a solid lead in the limited polling that has been done of Alabama's Democrats.

Where can I see the results?

Click here for Republicans and here for the Democrats.


Alaska

Who is caucusing today?

Only the Republicans are caucusing today. The Democrats will caucus on March 26.

What time does the caucus begin?

Preferential polling will be from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Is this an open or closed caucus?

This is a closed caucus, meaning that a person must be a registered Republican to participate.

Where do I go to vote?

Click here to find out.

How many delegates are at stake?

There are 28 Republican delegates up for grabs.

What are the polls looking like?

There hasn't been much polling done in Alaska, and it's been somewhat all over the place, but Trump had a small lead ahead of Ted Cruz in January.

Where can I see the results?

Click here.


Arkansas

What time are the polls open?

Polls are open from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., local time.

Is this an open or closed primary?

This is a closed primary. A person must be affiliated with a political party in order to vote.

Where do I go to vote?

Click here to find out.

How many delegates are at stake?

There are 40 Republican delegates and 37 Democratic delegates up for grabs.

What are the polls looking like?

Cruz had a slim lead over Trump, and Clinton had a 25-point lead over Sanders.

Where can I see the results?

Click here for Republicans and here for the Democrats.


Colorado

Who is caucusing today?

Both Republicans and Democrats are caucusing today, but the Republicans will not be taking a straw poll.

What time does the caucus begin?

Colorado's caucuses are quite unusual this election cycle. The Democrats will have a traditional caucus and vote for a candidate, whereas the Republicans will be voting for delegates who will eventually vote for candidates. The caucuses for both parties begin at 7:00 p.m., local time.

Is this an open or closed caucus?

This is a closed caucus, meaning a person has to be registered with the Republican Party or the Democratic Party about a month before the election to participate.

Where do I go to vote?

Republicans, click here to find out. Democrats, click here.

How many delegates are at stake?

There are 37 Republican delegates and 77 Democratic delegates up for grabs.

What are the polls looking like?

There has not been much polling done in Colorado since November.

Where can I see the results?

Click here.


Georgia

What time are the polls open?

Polls are open from 7:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m., local time.

Is this an open or closed primary?

This is an open primary, meaning voters do not have to be affiliated with a political party to vote for a candidate.

Where do I go to vote?

Click here to find out.

How many delegates are at stake?

There are 50 Republican delegates and 60 Democratic delegates up for grabs.

What are the polls looking like?

Donald Trump has a substantial lead on the GOP side, and Clinton is running away with the race on the Dem side.

Where can I see the results?

Click here for Republicans and here for the Democrats.


Massachusetts

What time are the polls open?

Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., local time, but some towns may open their polling location at 5:45 a.m.

Is this an open or closed primary?

Massachusetts is "semi-closed." A person must be registered either as a Republican, Democrat, or "Unaffiliated" to vote in a primary.

Where do I go to vote?

Click here to find out.

How many delegates are at stake?

There are 42 Republican delegates and 116 Democratic delegates up for grabs.

What are the polls looking like?

On the Democratic side, this one is going to be close as polls are showing that it's effectively tied. The Republican race has Trump has a solid lead with Rubio and Kasich tied at 19 points each.

Where can I see the results?

Click here for Republicans and here for the Democrats.


Minnesota

Who is caucusing today?

Both Republicans and Democrats are caucusing today.

What time does the caucus begin?

Caucusing begins at 7:00 p.m., local time.

Is this an open or closed caucus?

This is an open caucus, which means a person does not have to be affiliated with a political party to participate.

Where do I go to vote?

Click here to find out.

How many delegates are at stake?

There are 38 Republican delegates and 93 Democratic delegates up for grabs.

What are the polls looking like?

There hasn't been a ton of polling in the North Star State, but the most recent has Rubio with a very slim lead. Clinton has a substantial lead over Sanders.

Where can I see the results?

Click here for Republicans and here for the Democrats.


Oklahoma

What time are the polls open?

Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., local time.

Is this an open or closed primary?

This is a closed primary. A person must be affiliated with a political party in order to vote.

Where do I go to vote?

Click here to find out.

How many delegates are at stake?

There are 43 Republican delegates and 42 Democratic delegates up for grabs.

What are the polls looking like?

Trump has a single-digit lead over Cruz, and Rubio is one point behind Cruz. Sanders is within the margin of error behind Clinton on the Democratic side.

Where can I see the results?

Click here for Republicans and here for the Democrats.


Tennessee

What time are the polls open?

Polls open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. Eastern/7:00 p.m. Central.

Is this an open or closed primary?

This is an open primary, meaning voters do not have to be affiliated with a political party to vote for a candidate.

Where do I go to vote?

Click here to find out.

How many delegates are at stake?

There are 58 Republican delegates and 76 Democratic delegates up for grabs.

What are the polls looking like?

There has not been much polling in recent months in Tennessee, but Clinton has a substantial lead over Sanders.

Where can I see the results?

Click here for Republicans and here for the Democrats.


Texas

What time are the polls open?

Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Central time.

Is this an open or closed primary?

This is an open primary, meaning voters do not have to be affiliated with a political party to vote for a candidate.

Where do I go to vote?

Click here to find out.

How many delegates are at stake?

There are 155 Republican delegates and 252 Democratic delegates up for grabs.

What are the polls looking like?

Cruz is maintaining a single-digit lead over Trump. Clinton is up by upwards of 30 points.

Where can I see the results?

Click here for Republicans and here for the Democrats.


Vermont

What time are the polls open?

Polls open between 5:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. depending on the town, and close at 7:00 p.m., local time.

Is this an open or closed primary?

This is an open primary, meaning voters do not have to be affiliated with a political party to vote for a candidate.

Where do I go to vote?

Click here to find out.

How many delegates are at stake?

There are 16 Republican delegates and 26 Democratic delegates up for grabs.

What are the polls looking like?

If Sanders doesn't win his home state, something is very wrong. He currently has a 75-point (!) lead in the polls in the Green Mountain State. There has been one poll of the GOP side, and Trump has a 15-point lead over Rubio.

Where can I see the results?

Click here for Republicans and here for the Democrats.


Virginia

What time are the polls open?

Polls are open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., local time.

Is this an open or closed primary?

This is an open primary, meaning voters do not have to be affiliated with a political party to vote for a candidate.

Where do I go to vote?

Click here to find out.

How many delegates are at stake?

There are 49 Republican delegates and 110 Democratic delegates up for grabs.

What are the polls looking like?

Trump is up big over Rubio, followed by Cruz. Clinton with a 20-point lead over Sanders.

Where can I see the results?

Click here for Republicans and here for the Democrats.


Wyoming

Who is caucusing today?

Only the Republicans are caucusing today. The Democrats will have their caucus on April 9.

What time does the caucus begin?

Click here for more info.

Is this an open or closed caucus?

This is a closed caucus, meaning that a person must be a registered Republican to participate.

Where do I go to vote?

Click here to find out.

How many delegates are at stake?

There are 29 Republican delegates up for grabs, which will remain unpledged. 

What are the polls looking like?

There are no current polls of Wyoming's voters.

Where can I see the results?

Click here.