Minutes after the polls closed in west Texas,  Sen. Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton were projected the winners of Tuesday's primaries in the Lone Star State.

According to early returns, Cruz and Clinton were projected to win the vote in Texas, according to the NY Times. 

Texas was one of two states the Texas senator was projected to win as results rolled in Tuesday night. He was also declared the winner in Oklahoma.

While Cruz won two states, Donald Trump was the projected winner in six others: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Virginia. Marco Rubio won Minnesota, and as of 9:30 p.m. MT, winners had not been declared among the Republicans in Vermont and Alaska.

On the Democratic side, Clinton easily won Texas, and emerged the winner in the majority of the Super Tuesday races.

In addition to Texas, as of 9:30 p.m. MT, Clinton was the projected winner in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Virginia. Bernie Sanders was declared the winner in Colorado, Minnesota, Oklahoma and his home state of Vermont.

[HT NY Times]