Former President Donald Trump won Thursday's Nevada caucuses by a landslide with almost no opposition, according to the Associated Press.
According to the Associated Press, Trump received 97.6% of the initial distribution from Republican caucus attendees in the state, while businessman Ryan Binkley received just 2.4%. projected At the time of writing. The Nevada Republican Party will allocate its 26 delegates pro rata through caucus results, rather than the national primary that former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley lost on Tuesday. (Related: 'None of these candidates' defeat Nikki Haley in Nevada primary)
Signed by former Democratic Governor Steve Sisolak law Although presidential primaries were mandated in 2021, the state Republican Party decided to maintain the decades-old caucus process. Candidates were only allowed to participate in one of the nomination contests.
Also scheduled to attend were Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, conservative businessman Vivek Ramaswamy, former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, and North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum. participate held at their party caucuses before suspending their respective presidential campaign activities. Haley was joined by former Vice President Mike Pence and South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott. It is scheduled Participate in the primary.
The “none of these candidates” option received more than twice as much support as Haley in the primary. The former ambassador did not campaign in Nevada, but claimed She claimed the state's nomination process had been “rigged from the beginning” following her loss.
Republican Governor and Lieutenant Governor of Nevada; Joe Lombardo and stavros anthonyboth endorsed Trump ahead of the campaign, voting “none of these candidates” on Tuesday and pledging to caucus for the former president on Thursday.
An anonymous voting option was used in the 2014 Democratic gubernatorial primary. won He received nearly 30% of the vote, beating eventual candidate Bob Goodman's 25%.
President Joe Biden won nearly 90% of the vote in the Democratic primary, which was the party's only contest for the nomination of 36 delegates.
The president is just in the nick of time beat President Trump during the 2020 Nevada general election. However, Biden currently trails the former president by 7 points in RealClearPolitics. average in preparation for a possible rematch in the state.
The next nomination contest will take place on February 24th in Haley's home state of South Carolina, where Haley currently trails Trump by more than 30 points according to RealClearPolitics. average. Mr. Trump has the support of nearly all of the state's Republican leaders, including the governor, both senators, and a majority of the House of Representatives.
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