Definition of Super Tuesday

The day in which the largest number of states hold their primary or caucus in the US.

In 2012, “Super Tuesday” took place on March 6th, with ten states and 526 Republican delegates (roughly one half of those needed to clinch the nomination) at stake. Other states included: Alaska, Georgia, Idaho, Massachusetts, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Vermont and Virginia.  [1]

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