Tuesday, February 2, 2016


"Tonight is a victory for courageous conservatives," he declared, to great applause, as he railed against Washington, lobbyists and the media. He took 28% of the Republican vote, beating his rival, the frontrunner Donald Trump, and Marco Rubio. Votes in the Democratic race are still being
counted, with Hillary Clinton's camp saying they have narrowly won. The aim of the primary and caucus races in the coming months is to determine which candidates will stand for the two main parties in the November presidential election.

Iowa caucus results

Republican vote, 99% reported:
Ted Cruz: 28%, eight delegates
Donald Trump: 24%, seven delegates
Marco Rubio: 23%, seven delegates
Ben Carson: 9%, three delegates

Rand Paul, Jeb Bush: one delegate each. Chris Christie, Carly Fiorina, Jim Gilmore, Mike Huckabee, John Kasich and Rick Santorum: no delegates

Democratic vote, 99% reported:
Hillary Clinton: 50%, 22 delegates
Bernie Sanders 50%, 21 delegates
Martin O'Malley, 1%, no delegates

Live updates: Iowa votes

Her spokesman Brian Fallon said the former secretary of state and first lady would beat Bernie Sanders, a 74-year-old senator from Vermont, by two delegates in Iowa. In five precincts the vote was decided by the toss of a coin - all going to Mrs Clinton, according to the Des Moines Register. Mr Sanders said it was a "virtual tie" and Mrs Clinton told her supporters she was "breathing a sigh of relief".

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