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Tuesday primary analysis, plus crunching the numbers on who’s on track to win the nomination

by AirTalk®

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Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the Get Out the Vote campaign event at Carl Hayden High School on March 21, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. Ralph Freso/Getty Images

Arizona was the biggest prize on “Western Tuesday” as voters in both parties there and in Utah hit the polls.

Respective party frontrunners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both cleaned up in the Grand Canyon State while Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz won their respective parties’ caucuses in Utah. Idaho Democrats also caucused Tuesday, with Bernie Sanders winning there as well.

Despite stealing a few delegates from their rivals, the victories for Cruz and Sanders don’t do a whole lot to change the landscape of the 2016 election. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton still hold firm leads in their party’s races. With the general election picture becoming clearer every week, we’ll take a look at percentages of delegates candidates would need in the remaining primaries to secure the nomination, plus analyze what yesterday’s primary results mean for the candidates moving forward.


Susan Del Percio, a New York-based Republican strategist and founder of Susan Del Percio Strategies, a full service strategic communications firm; she tweets @DelPercioS

Bill Burton, Democratic political strategist and former deputy White House press secretary for Barack Obama; he tweets @billburton

Philip Bump, writer for The Washington Post's 'The Fix' blog; he tweets @pbump

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