Massachusetts Voters Cast Their Ballots On Primary Day
The polls are open in Massachusetts — one of 13 states voting in Super Tuesday presidential primaries and caucuses across the country. In all, 865 delegates at stake for the Democrats, while Republicans are competing for 595.
Here in Massachusetts, there’s a tight race between the two Democrats, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. And, in the GOP contest, Donald Trump has been leading in polls, raising the question — if Massachusetts Republicans won’t stop his march toward the Republican presidential nomination, will anybody?
We spend the hour looking at Super Tuesday — here in Massachusetts and beyond.
Peniel Joseph, professor of public affairs and history at the University of Texas at Austin, where he’s also founding director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy. He’s author of “Dark Days, Bright Nights: From Black Power to Barack Obama,” among other books. He tweets @PenielJoseph.
- “It’s primary day in Massachusetts, which has one of the biggest stashes of delegates up for grabs among the 13 states holding presidential primaries and caucuses across the country on Tuesday.”
- “Ohio Gov. John Kasich is asking Massachusetts voters in Tuesday’s Republican presidential primary to take it seriously.”
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