Super Tuesday is the biggest single day of the state-by-state presidential nominating contests for the November 8 election.

Businessman Donald Trump has defied all expectations with his sweeping win on Tuesday and in previous primary contents.

He has made campaign pledges to build a wall along the US southern border with Mexico and deport 11 million undocumented immigrants.

He has also proposed banning Muslims from entering the United States.

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With his recent victories, Trump is likely to advance towards sealing the Republican nomination though he still faces a tough fight from Florida Senator Marco Rubio and Texas Senator Ted Cruz.

Many are now saying his nomination is inevitable.

So, what would such a scenario mean for the Republican Party? And how much support does Trump really have among the US electorate?

Presenter: Martine Dennis


Melissa Michelson - Professor of Political Science at Menlo College, California.

Joe Watkins - Former White House aide under President George HW Bush.

Simon Maloy - Political writer for

Source: Al Jazeera