Trump, Clinton win; Jeb! out

Posted on 21 Feb 2016 at 10:08am
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Hillary Clinton at a recent Dallas appearance

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were winners in Saturday’s primary and caucus, while Jeb! dropped out.

Trump won the South Carolina Republican primary with 32.5 percent of the vote. Marco Rubio came in second with 22.5 percent and Ted Cruz third with 22.3 percent. Trump get all 44 delegates.

Cruz’s third place finish is considered a disappointment for the candidate that appeals to Evangelicals, a strong Republican voting block in that state.

Jeb! Bush dropped out of the race after his fourth place finish. John Kasich placed fifth and Ben Carson sixth.

The Democratic primary in South Carolina is next Saturday.

In Nevada, Democrats held a caucus on Saturday, which Hillary Clinton won. Clinton, with 52.7 percent of the vote, adds 19 delegates to her count and Bernie Sanders adds 15.

The Republican caucus is on Tuesday.

Bill Clinton will be appearing in Dallas at Paul Quinn College in South Dallas on Monday, Feb. 22. Early voting in underway in the Texas primary. Primary Day in Texas is March 1, Super Tuesday.

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