Across the country, Americans cast their vote for president on Nov. 8, 2016.
Each election season, the name Super Tuesday is given to the day that Democrats and Republicans hold the most primaries or caucuses and, in return, the most delegates are up for grabs on either side.
This year, it’s March 1. The first Super Tuesday was in 1984, and in years past it’s been a chance to see how a candidate performs on a more nationwide than regional scale.
The day in photos around the world.
Fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, the start of the world’s largest election, protests in Jerusalem | April 10
Obama commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, around 815 million people have registered to vote in India – the world’s biggest election, ultra-Orthodox Jewish men and youths protest the jailing of a Jewish seminary student, and more in today’s daily brief.
Kenyan voters returned to the polls today for the first time since bloody post-poll violence broke out five years ago that resulted in over 1,100 people killed and some 600,000 displaced. According to media reports, at least 15 were killed today in attacks as most voters experienced long lines at the polls. 14.3 million voters were expected to turn out for Election Day.
Head to Head: The November 6, 2012 election will decide between U.S. Presidential Candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Here are some other matchups from past U.S. elections.