Former President Donald Trump trounced former Gov. Nikki Haley (R-SC) in the U.S. Virgin Islands Republican Caucuses Thursday evening, hours earlier than Nevada’s Republican Caucuses.
With an estimated 99 % of the vote reported at 10:00 p.m. ET, Trump had earned 182 votes, or 74 %, to Haley’s 64 votes, adequate for simply 26 % of the overall vote, sweeping the territory’s 4 delegates, NBC News reports.
This marks the third Republican nominating contest this 12 months, following the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire major, each of which Trump gained handily.
Haley is the final noteworthy opponent to the forty fifth president out of a area that started with greater than a dozen candidates and insists on marching ahead together with her quixotic marketing campaign regardless of a refrain of requires unity from prime Republicans across the nation.
Thursday afternoon, the forty fifth president was working the telephone with Virgin Islanders whereas en path to Nevada — the place he’s all however assured to take pleasure in one other victory — aboard his Boeing 757 referred to as “Trump Force One,” in accordance with an Instagram put up.
“On my way to the Great State of Nevada, while speaking to the Patriots of the U.S. Virgin Islands as they cast their votes for the Republican Nomination for President,” he wrote. “Let’s WIN these Caucuses and get on with defeating Crooked Joe Biden. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!”
As Trump Force One was touchdown in Las Vegas, the forty fifth president celebrated his win in the Virgin Islands in one other put up on Truth Social.
“Great news! As we are landing in Nevada, getting ready to go to Caucus, word just came that we overwhelmingly won the Virgin Islands Caucus, ALL Delegates, with almost 75% of the Vote. I have just called to thank those involved,” he wrote.
“They are celebrating, and having a great time – They deserve it! This has been a very Big Day for your Favorite President, the Republican Party, and Democracy!”
Trump Force One touchdown in Las Vegas, Nevada… pic.twitter.com/a9GuAUYNaW
— Dan Scavino Jr.🇺🇸 (@DanScavino) February 9, 2024
Trump and pastor Ryan Binkley — who did not garner a delegate in both Iowa or New Hampshire — are the one two candidates on the poll in Nevada, the place Trump dominated in polling for months, which on the time included far more distinguished opponents.