Texas Senator Ted Cruz won, Saturday, March 5, the Republican caucus in the state of Kansas with a comfortable lead over the billionaire Donald Trump.
After counting 80% of votes in that State of the central United States, Ted Cruz was credited with 50.7% of the vote, well ahead of Donald Trump (24.4%), yet given winner in the polls. Far behind, Senator Marco Rubio of Florida and Ohio Governor John Kasich émargeaient 14.7% respectively and 8.8% of votes
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Target a barrage from the leadership of the Republican Party, Trump has a comfortable lead, which could accelerate on the occasion of the day of the polls. Besides Kansas, they concern Kentucky, Louisiana and Maine Republican side. No fewer than 155 delegates are at stake and only the voters of the Grand Old Party are allowed to participate.
The uncertainty, however, is up to the real estate mogul who can not count on this time the participation of independent voters who have contributed to its recent success.
Winner Tuesday in seven of the 11 states involved in Super Tuesday, Trump towel from the harsh criticism of the party establishment that makes a simple analysis. investiture of the businessman would lead to a Democratic victory in the presidential election of November 8
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the Democrats vote in three states
in the Democratic camp, suspense and tension are least because Hillary Clinton, who also won the Super Tuesday, gently widening the gap with its unique opponent, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont. The states of Nebraska, Kansas and Louisiana – that together offer 109 delegates – will the two candidates Saturday. Together, the three states offer 109 delegates.
Former Secretary of State is widely given in the lead in Louisiana with support from the African American electorate that was precious to him last Tuesday. The caucus provided in Kansas and Nebraska are more uncertain and Sanders could succeed at the game
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