Trump wins Nevada Republican caucuses

Trump wins Nevada Republican caucuses
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up as he arrives at a rally at the South Point Hotel & Casino on February 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Las Vegas - Texas Senator Ted Cruz came in third with 21 per cent of the vote, according to the projections.



By AFP

Published: Wed 24 Feb 2016, 8:30 AM

Last updated: Thu 25 Feb 2016, 7:43 AM

Donald Trump won on Tuesday's Republican presidential caucuses in Nevada, US networks projected, giving the billionaire businessman his third straight win in the race for the White House.

CNN and Fox News projected that Trump had won 42 per cent of the vote in the Silver State, with Florida Senator Marco Rubio coming in second with 25 per cent of the vote.
Texas Senator Ted Cruz came in third with 21 per cent of the vote, according to the projections.
The remaining two candidates, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson and Ohio Governor John Kasich, came in last at eight and four percent respectively.
This was Trump's third victory, following wins in New Hampshire and South Carolina.
 


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