May 3, 2016
Ted Cruz and Donald Trump battle for delegates and Bernie Sanders makes what could be his last stand in Tuesday’s Indiana primary.
Boisterous campaign rallies. Political ads every commercial break. Presidential candidates schmoozing with voters over pancakes.
In recent days, Indiana, which holds its primary Tuesday, has begun to look a lot like Iowa, the first-in-the-nation nominating state that has outsize influence in deciding each party’s presidential nominee.
Indiana’s primary, which falls late in the schedule, rarely matters. But with multiple candidates still fighting for both the Democratic and Republican nominations, Indiana is more consequential than usual in deciding who advances to the general election this fall.
Here are a few things to watch for.