Voters in 11 states are heading to the polls to vote in primaries. It’s Super Tuesday, the busiest day of the 2016 primary season.
Democrats will vote in 11 states and American Samoa, with 865 delegates up for grabs.
Republicans will vote in 11 states, with 595 delegates at stake.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders voted in his hometown of Burlington, Vermont as Super Tuesday kicked off across 11 states.
Sanders said that if voter turnout is high “we are going to do well. If not, we’re probably going to be struggling.”
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is showing weariness with repeated questions about when — and whether — he has disavowed any connection with David Duke, a onetime Ku Klux Klan leader.
Interviewed by phone on ABC’s “Good Morning America” as voters went to the polls early Tuesday, Trump said once again that he had on several occasions disavowed Duke. He told the network at one point that “there’s nobody who’s done so much for equality as I have.”
Trump also said he’s bringing new people — even Democrats — into the Republican Party. He said, “We’re getting people into the party that they’ve never had before” and said he was relishing the thought of taking on Democrat Hillary Clinton in the general election.
Trump said, “I can tell you the one person Hillary Clinton doesn’t want to run against is me.”