Tuesday was the biggest primary voting day in U.S. election history, with 24 states holding primaries or caucuses to choose their Republican and Democratic Party presidential nominees.
U.S. Senator John McCain is claiming frontrunner status among Republican presidential hopefuls after winning key nominating contests on the day known as "Super Tuesday."
In the Democratic races, Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama each scored key wins but no definitive victory.
In an interview with Voice of America’s Bangla service Dr. Rekha Datta analyzes the results of Super Tuesday.
Dr. Rekha Datta is the Chairman & Associate Professor of Political Science at Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey.