UPDATE on the latest polling for Republican candidates going into Super Tuesday (March 1st)

banner-wh-2-20-16 The delegate count and current polls show that Trump could potentially cinch the nomination by mid-March

IB Times  Fresh off of a third straight win in Nevada, the candidacy of Republican front-runner Donald Trump has decided momentum as the 2016 race approaches Super Tuesday (March 1st) , when 12 mostly Southern states will vote for their preferred nominee.

The results could be decisive. There are 595 delegates up for grabs on the GOP side (or 24 percent of the total available in the country). Trump, after Nevada, has 81 delegates toward the necessary 1,237 to get the party’s nomination. But anything can happen. There is a Republican debate on Thursday, Feb. 26th which could change things.

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As of today, Trump is leading all other candidates:

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Interestingly, Florida is Marco Rubio’s home state, yet Trump is leading there, too:

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Here’s a breakdown of the standings in each of the Super Tuesday states, thanks to Real Clear Politics averages for the states as of Feb. 24, 2016:

Texas (Cruz’s home state) — 155 delegates :

  • Ted Cruz  — 32 percent

  • Donald Trump — 27.3 percent

  • Marco Rubio — 17.3 percent

  • John Kasich — 5.7 percent

  • Ben Carson — 4.3 percent

Georgia —  76 delegates:

  • Donald Trump — 35 percent

  • Ted Cruz — 22.7 percent

  • Marco Rubio — 19.3 percent

  • Ben Carson — 7.3 percent

  • John Kasich — 6.3 percent

Massachusetts —42 delegates:

  • Donald Trump — 41 percent

  • Marco Rubio — 17 percent

  • Ted Cruz — 10 percent

  • John Kasich — 7.5 percent

  • Ben Carson — 3.5 percent

Minnesota — 38 delegates:

  • Donald Trump — 20.7 percent

  • Marco Rubio — 14.7 percent

  • Ben Carson — 13.7 percent

  • Ted Cruz — 10.7 percent

  • John Kasich — 2.5 percent

Okalahoma —43 delegates:

  • Donald Trump — 32.5 percent

  • Ted Cruz — 25 percent

  • Marco Rubio— 15.5 percent

  • Ben Carson — 7 percent

  • John Kasich — N/A

Alabama —50 delegates:

  • Donald Trump — 32.5 percent

  • Marco Rubio — 11.5 percent

  • Ben Carson — 11.5 percent

  • Ted Cruz — 11 percent

  • John Kasich — N/A

Arkansas — 40 delegates:

  • Ted Cruz — 27 percent

  • Donald Trump — 23 percent

  • Marco Rubio — 23 percent

  • Ben Carson — 11 percent

  • John Kasich — 4 percent

Tennessee —  58 delegates:

  • Donald Trump — 29 percent

  • Ben Carson — 25 percent

  • Ted Cruz — 14 percent

  • Marco Rubio — 12 percent

  • John Kasich — N/A

Colorado — 37 delegates:

  • Ben Carson — 25 percent

  • Marco Rubio — 19 percent

  • Donald Trump — 17 percent

  • Ted Cruz — 14 percent

  • John Kasich — 1 percent

Virginia — 49 delegates:

  • Donald Trump — 28 percent

  • Marco Rubio — 22 percent

  • Ted Cruz — 19 percent

  • John Kasich — 7 percent

  • Ben Carson — 7 percent

Alaska – 28 delegates 

  • Donald Trump — 28 percent

  • Ted Cruz — 24 percent

  • Ben Carson — 9 percent

  • Marco Rubio — 7 percent

  • John Kasich — 2 percent

Vermont — 26 delegates:

  • Donald Trump — 32 percent

  • Marco Rubio — 17 percent

  • Ted Cruz — 11 percent

  • John Kasich — 10 percent

  • Ben Carson — 3 percent