Donald Trump Wins Hawaii Caucuses Handily

Businessman Donald Trump has won the Hawaii Republican caucuses.

With 100 percent of the state’s precincts reporting early Wednesday morning, Trump received 42.4 percent of the vote.

Sen. Ted Cruz finished in second place with 32.7 of the vote.

Sen. Marco Rubio and Gov. John Kasich finished in third and fourth place with 13.1 percent and 10.6 percent of the vote, respectively.

Hawaii will dispatch 23 total delegates to this year’s Republican National Convention. Of those delegates, 19 will be awarded as a result of Tuesday night’s caucus.

The Aloha State awards delegate proportionately. As of early Wednesday morning, Trump was awarded 10 delegates to Cruz’s 6 delegates.

Hawaii sends the GOP’s third-fewest delegates. (Vermont and Delaware are the two states with fewer delegates.)

The Hawaii caucus had been a bit of a toss-up. None of the four remaining GOP candidates spent many resources there.

In total on Tuesday night, Trump won three contests: Hawaii, Michigan and Mississippi. Cruz won the Idaho primary.

Rubio and Kasich scored no victories.

Hawaii’s Democrats will have their opportunity to caucus on March 26.

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