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Donald Trump projected to win Nevada's Republican caucuses

Former President Trump is projected to take at least 24 of 26 available delegates in Nevada's Republican caucuses.
Donald Trump projected to win Nevada's Republican caucuses
Posted at 3:33 PM, Feb 08, 2024

Decision Desk HQ and Scripps News project former President Donald Trump will win Nevada's Republican caucuses and secure at least 24 of the 26 delegates up for grabs.

Trump was the only major party candidate to participate in the caucuses, after Nikki Haley elected to participate in the state primary on Tuesday instead.

A law signed in 2021 by then-Gov. Steve Sisolak requires Nevada to hold primaries instead of the caucuses it has traditionally run. 

But the Nevada Republican Party argued that the tradition of caucuses needed to continue because it was a more secure voting method and because it gave candidates more time to meet with supporters.

In a statement, the party said the caucuses would be the only way Republican candidates can earn delegates from the state.

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Republican candidates had to choose between participating in the caucuses and participating in Tuesday's primary.  Haley ran in the primary, where she came in second place behind "None of these candidates."

Former President Trump elected to appear for the caucuses. Ryan Binkley, a Republican businessman from Texas, also appeared as a long-shot candidate. 

Only registered Republicans may participate in the GOP caucuses. 

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