Results: Biden and Trump win Virginia presidential primary, DDHQ projects

  • Polls close in Virginia at 7 p.m. ET
  • Former Pres. Trump stands to gain massive lead for GOP nomination Tuesday
  • Pro-Palestine advocates push Democratic voters to pick 'uncommitted'

Election workers, left and center right, assist voters, center, at a polling station, Tuesday, March 5, 2024, in Attleboro, Mass. Massachusetts is one of 15 states and one territory holding primary elections on Super Tuesday. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

(NewsNation) — Decision Desk HQ projects Democratic incumbent President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump the winners of their respective primaries in Virginia.

Voters in Virginia were among those in more than a dozen other states who headed to the polls on Super Tuesday to weigh in on their preferred pick for the Republican and Democratic presidential nominations in the 2024 general election.

Republican voters will choose between front-runner Trump and his challenger, former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley. Trump entered Tuesday boosted by a major last-minute win from the U.S. Supreme Court decision Monday that said Colorado — and by extension, other states — could not exclude him from the ballot based on the 14th Amendment.

Meanwhile, Biden doesn’t face a formidable opponent, but his support took a hit in Michigan from frustrated voters who did not agree with his handling of the Israel-Hamas conflict. Advocates in other states are also pushing for voters to choose “uncommitted” as their selection on the ballot Tuesday.

Polls in Virginia close at 7 p.m. ET. You can track results of Tuesday’s primary election in the trackers below as results come in:

Heading into Tuesday, the former president has 221 delegates, while Haley has 43. On Tuesday, 865 GOP delegates and 1,420 Democratic delegates will be up for grabs, and you can track each candidate’s numbers in our tracker here. To clinch the nomination, Trump will need 1,215 delegates of the 2,429 available, so he will not win outright Tuesday, though success on the night will mean he’s much closer to the goal.

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