How To Watch The West Virginia Primary In Real Time & Keep Up With Minute-By-Minute Results
West Virginia's primary is coming up on Tuesday, and polls will be open all day, from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. local time. West Virginia is one of the few remaining opportunities for candidates to win the delegates they actually need for their party's nomination. So how can you watch the West Virginia primary results live?
For GOP candidate Donald Trump, the state offers a total of 34 delegates, and he currently holds 1,068 of the 1,237 he needs to clinch the nomination — he's not there yet. On the Democratic side, frontrunner Hillary Clinton holds 1,705 delegates compared to Bernie Sanders' 1,415, and they need 2,383 to secure the nomination. West Virginia holds 37 delegates for the Democrats.
You'll have a few options for keeping up, depending on whether you'll be tuning in from your computer or smartphone, or your TV, or all of them. If you're keeping tabs with TV, you can see the results coming in on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, ABC News, and Newsmax TV, among other networks. If you'll be watching your computer, you can check out a livestream on abcnews.go.com, or follow the live results from The New York Times, CNN, The Washington Post, Politico, Fox News, and the Associated Press, among others. You can also check results with a quick Google search of "West Virginia primary" or by keeping track of news organizations on Twitter.
West Virginia is the site of one of the last primaries for both parties. Leading into it, Donald Trump is ahead in Republican polls in the state, beating Ted Cruz (who suspended his campaign after the Indiana primary) with 57 percent of Republican voter support to Cruz's 25 percent. On the other hand, Sanders leads Clinton ahead of Tuesday's primary, with 47 percent of Democratic voter support compared to her 43 percent. He'll need to win big in West Virginia and in the states following in order to stay in the race for the White House all the way to the Democratic National Convention.
Be sure to tune in on Tuesday in whatever way you can to keep track of West Virginia's results.