Trump wins Nevada caucuses: NPR

Trump wins Nevada caucuses: NPR

Trump wins Nevada caucuses: NPR

Republican presidential candidate and former President Donald Trump stands on stage throughout a marketing campaign occasion in Las Vegas on January 27, 2024.

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Republican presidential candidate and former President Donald Trump stands on stage throughout a marketing campaign occasion in Las Vegas on January 27, 2024.

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LAS VEGAS — Former President Donald Trump simply gained the Nevada caucuses on Thursday as he continues his march towards the Republican nomination.

That is his third main victory after profitable the states of Iowa and New Hampshire, which helped consolidate his management over the social gathering course of. He additionally gained the Republican caucuses within the US Virgin Islands on Thursday, including 4 delegates to his whole.

Trump completed the race with 98% of the votes, after lower than 1% of the votes have been counted, in keeping with the Related Press.

His major rival, former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, didn’t obtain any votes as a result of she was not on the social gathering poll.

By profitable the caucuses, Trump will get the state’s 26 delegates.

It was the end result of a complicated nomination course of in Nevada the place the state really had two votes for the nomination.

Nevada has lengthy held caucuses, however the state Legislature handed a regulation in 2021 to modify to extra clear major voting to assist enhance voter participation.

However nomination contests are run by political events, not the state.

The Nevada Republican Get together, made up of Trump allies, determined to stay with the caucus, which additionally awards delegates with prizes.

Haley has invested virtually no time or assets in Nevada.

Though she ran virtually unopposed within the extra symbolic Republican major, she ended up shedding as extra voters selected the “neither of those candidates” choice.

The win additionally offers Trump extra momentum as he heads right into a long-awaited major in Haley’s residence state of South Carolina.

Haley vowed to maintain preventing. She and her staff have invested quite a lot of time and vitality in South Carolina, the place she served for six years as governor.

However polls present Trump with a major lead in South Carolina forward of the Feb. 24 major.

Trump informed reporters on Thursday that he “actually would not care” if Haley stays within the race, including, “I believe that is dangerous for the social gathering.”

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