Cruz and Sanders win Kansas caucus

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Vt. Sen. Bernie Sanders gained the most votes at the Kansas caucuses Saturday.


Sen. Ted Cruz, left, and Sen. Bernie Sanders. photo courtesy of ABC News

by Clare Kenney, Staff Writer

The Kansas caucuses were held Saturday for both the Democratic and Republican parties. According to the New York Times, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz won for the Republicans, gaining 24 delegates. Businessman Donald Trump followed, gaining nine delegates, and Fla. Sen. Marco Rubio gained six delegates. Ohio Gov. John Kasich gained one delegate.

On the Democratic side, Vt. Sen. Bernie Sanders won the caucus, gaining 23 delegates. Fmr. Sec. of State Hillary Clinton gained 10 delegates. The caucus was held at various locations throughout the state, depending on the party.

Despite these victories, Trump and Clinton still lead their respective parties in delegate count.

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