Which states will be holding primaries on March 15, otherwise known as Super Tuesday 3, and how many delegates are up for grabs? Tuesday is an important day for both the candidates and voters in 5 states and one territory.
CNN and other major news networks will be live streaming the results online on Tuesday, but while we wait for Mega Tuesday to arrive, let’s take a look at what’s at stake for Republican candidates Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and John Kasich, and Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.
Which states will hold primaries or caucuses on Tuesday, March 15?
- Democratic Primaries: Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, Illinois, and Missouri
- Republican Primaries: Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, Illinois, and Missouri
- Republican Caucus: Northern Mariana Island
Delegates Up For Grabs
- Republicans: 367 delegates (1,237 needed to win the nomination)
- Democrats: 792 delegates (2,383 needed to win the nomination)
- Florida – 246
- Illinois – 182
- Missouri – 84
- North Carolina -121
- Ohio – 159
- Florida – 99
- Illinois – 69
- Missouri – 52
- North Carolina – 72
- Northern Mariana Islands – 9
- Ohio – 66
Three states are very important to candidates in both parties — Florida, Missouri and Ohio are winner-take-all states as far as delegates go, so all eyes will be on the results that come in from those states on Tuesday night.