2020 Super Tuesday live updates: Biden sweeps the South, wins most delegates

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2020 Super Tuesday live updates: Biden sweeps the South, wins most delegates

Fourteen states and one territory held nominating contests for the Democratic Party's candidate for president on Tuesday, the most pivotal day on the presidential primary calendar.

As the polls closed on Super Tuesday, it became clear that former Vice President Joe Biden had swept the Southern states, winning the primaries in Virginia, North Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas, as well as Minnesota and Massachusetts, and ended the night with the most delegates. Sen. Bernie Sanders came out on top in Colorado, Utah and his home state of Vermont, NBC News projected.

More than 1,300 delegates — about a third of the total — were at play, more than on any other day in the primary season.

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