The most eventful day of the nominating contests came and went, and it left few surprises. Super Tuesday represents the lion’s share of the delegates available to both parties and both parties’ presumptive nominees clinched enough delegates to most likely capture their nominations by the end of this month.

As of press time, former President Donald Trump (R-FL) captured 722 of the 865 available Super Tuesday delegates. Former South Carolina Governor and former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley (R-SC) won 46. Overall, Trump has 995 delegates to Haley’s 89. 1,215 delegates are required for the GOP nomination.

On the Democratic side, President Joe Biden (D-DE) won 1,291 of the Super Tuesday delegates, which brings his national total to 1,497. 1,968 are required for the Democratic nomination.

Trump won fourteen of the fifteen GOP contests, with Haley taking her first state win and second overall in Vermont. She won the District of Columbia Primary last weekend.

Biden won thirteen of the fourteen Democratic contests, with a surprise victory for long-shot candidate Jason Palmer (D-MD) in American Samoa. Palmer campaigned on improving the territory’s education system. With fifty-one votes to Biden’s forty, the entrepreneur made history by marking the first time an incumbent president was defeated in a primary contest since Jimmy Carter (D-GA) in 1980. Biden and Palmer will split American Samoa’s six delegates evenly.

On the Democratic side, self-help author Marianne Williamson (D-CA) suspended her campaign last month but still appeared on multiple state ballots.

Here is a state-by-state breakdown and analysis of the results:

Trump: 83.2% – 41 Delegates Biden: 89.1% – 40 Delegates
Haley: 13.0% – 0 Delegates Uncommitted: 6%
Uncommitted: 1.6% Phillips: 4.9% – 0 Delegates
Trump and Biden each swept all sixty-seven counties in Alabama.

Trump: 87.6% – 20 Delegates
Haley: 12.0% – 0 Delegates
Trump has, so far, swept all boroughs in Alaska where results have been tabulated. Only Republicans voted in Alaska on Tuesday.

American Samoa
Palmer: 56.0% – 3 Delegates
Biden: 44.0% – 3 Delegates
Only Democrats caucused in American Samoa on Tuesday.

Trump: 76.9% – 27 Delegates Biden: 88.5% – 24 Delegates
Haley: 18.4% – 1 Delegate Williamson: 4.8% – 0 Delegates
Hutchinson: 2.8% – 0 Delegates Phillips: 2.9% – 0 Delegates
Trump swept all seventy-five counties in Arkansas, with former Governor Asa Hutchinson taking almost 3% of the vote. Hutchinson suspended his campaign in January. Biden took all counties in the Democratic contest.

Trump: 78.6% – 169 Delegates Biden: 89.5% – 424 Delegates
Haley: 17.9% – 0 Delegates Williamson: 3.4% – 0 Delegates
Phillips: 2.9% – 0 Delegates
Trump and Biden each swept all fifty-nine counties in California in their respective contests.

Trump: 63.3% – 23 Delegates Biden: 83.6% – 69 Delegates
Haley: 33.5% – 11 Delegates Uncommitted: 8.1%
Trump won most of Colorado’s sixty-four counties, with Haley seven. Her wins were within ten points in Denver, Routt, San Juan, and San Miguel counties. Biden swept all counties.

Biden: 90.9% – 40 Delegates
Uncommitted: 3.9%
Biden won the results of Iowa’s mail-in primary that has been administered since January 12. Biden won all ninety-nine counties.

Trump: 72.4% – 20 Delegates Biden: 92.9% – 19 Delegates
Haley: 28.8% – 0 Delegates Phillips: 7.1% – 0 Delegates
Trump won most municipalities, save for Castine, Isle de Haut, Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Southport, Mount Desert, and Carrabassett Valley, which were won by Haley. Biden has swept all of Maine’s municipalities, except for Deblois, in which Congressman Dean Phillips (D, MN-03) won the sole vote cast. The two tied just north in Beddington.

Trump: 59.9% – 40 Delegates Biden: 82.9% – 84 Delegates
Haley: 36.8 – 0 Delegates No Preference: 9.4%
Trump won a sizable portion of the towns in Massachusetts. Haley won most in and around the Boston area, although Trump won Boston proper. Haley also demonstrated strength in highly-liberal eastern Massachusetts and some communities on Cape Cod. Biden won all municipalities where results have been projected.

Trump: 69.1% – 27 Delegates Biden: 70.6% – 60 Delegates
Haley: 28.8% – 12 Delegates Uncommitted: 18.9% – 5 Delegates
Trump and Biden each won all eighty-seven of Minnesota’s counties. The “Uncommitted” option took an unprecedented 20% of the vote. The initiative comes off the heels of the Michigan Primary, in which Arab-American communities banded together to rebuke Biden amidst his leadership during the Israeli-Palestine War. The effort in Michigan hoped to receive 10,000 votes; it received 100,000. Minnesota, home to the nation’s largest Somali population, was seen as the next target. Meanwhile, Minneapolis Congressman Dean Phillips only took third place in his home state. He launched his longshot bid against Biden in October 2023.

North Carolina
Trump: 73.9% – 53 Delegates Biden: 87.3% – 102 Delegates
Haley: 23.3% – 7 Delegates No Preference: 12.7%
Trump and Biden each took all one hundred of North Carolina’s counties.

Trump: 81.8% – 37 Delegates Biden: 73.0% – 29 Delegates
Haley: 15.9% – 0 Delegates Williamson: 9.1% – 0 Delegates
Trump swept all seventy-seven of Oklahoma’s counties. Biden only lost Cimarron County, the westernmost panhandle county, to Dean Phillips.

Trump: 77.3% – 51 Delegates Biden: 92.1% – 57 Delegates
Haley: 19.5% – 0 Delegates Uncommitted: 7.9%
Trump and Biden each won ninety-four of Tennessee’s counties. Results in Humphreys County have not been released. It is assumed both will win this county.

Trump: 77.9% – 141 Delegates Biden: 84.6% – 202 Delegates
Haley: 17.4% – 0 Delegates Williamson: 4.4% – 0 Delegates
Trump took all 254 Texas counties, while Biden appears to have lost just one Loving County, in western Texas – to Frankie Lozada, a Queens-born longshot candidate. He won the only vote cast in the county.

Trump: 58.2% – 40 Delegates Biden: 87.5% – 30 Delegates
Haley: 40.7% – 0 Delegates Williamson: 4.9% – 0 Delegates
Biden won all twenty-nine of Utah’s counties. County results on the Republican side are not yet available.

Haley: 49.9% – 9 Delegates Biden: 89.5% – 16 Delegates
Trump: 45.9% – 0 Delegates Williamson: 4.5% – 0 Delegates
Haley’s only win of the night, second win overall, and only state win thus far came in Vermont, where she narrowly edged out Trump. She won municipalities across the state, including in and around Montpelier and Burlington. Although a continuation of Trump’s problems with college-educated and moderate voters, Haley’s win in Vermont is mostly inconsequential. It’s also worth noting Vermont is an open-primary state, meaning voters, regardless of their registration, can vote in either party’s primary of their choice. Biden won all municipalities in his race.

Trump: 63.1% – 33 Delegates Biden: 88.7% – 92 Delegates
Haley: 34.8% – 6 Delegates Williamson: 7.8% – 0 Delegates
Trump swept most of Virginia’s counties and independent cities, while Haley took Albemarle, Fairfax, and Arlington counties, as well as Charlottesville, Richmond, Arlington, Lexington, Williamsburg, and Fairfax cities. Biden swept all cities and counties. With the race mostly wrapped up, neither frontrunner seems remotely endangered by their longshot opponents. Nikki Haley suspended her campaign Wednesday morning, March 6, leaving Trump with virtually no opposition at this point.

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Matt Meduri has served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Messenger Papers since August 2023. He is the author of the America the Beautiful, Civics 101, and This Week Today columns. Matt graduated from St. Joseph's University, Patchogue, in 2022, with a degree in Human Resources and worked for his family's IT business for three years. He's also a musician and composer with his sights set on the film industry. Matt has traveled all around the U.S. and enjoys cooking, photography, and a good cup of coffee.