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on March 9, 2016 in World News

Trump Takes Hawaii: Rare Caucus, Closed Party Win

by Joel B. Pollak Republican frontrunner Donald J. Trump won decisively in Hawaii on Tuesday night. It marked a rare win for Trump in a caucus state, and in a “closed party” state where participation was limited to registered Republicans. With 53% of the state’s precincts reporting as of 3 a.m. ET Wednesday morning, Trump had 45.7% of the vote to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) 45.7% Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)won 11.8% of the vote, and Ohio governor John Kasich won 9.9%. Rival Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has typically won in caucus and closed party states, where he has used organizational...

by Joel B. Pollak Republican frontrunner Donald J. Trump won decisively in Hawaii on Tuesday night. It marked a rare win for Trump in a caucus state, and in a “closed party” state where participation was limited to registered Republicans....

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