On Monday, Iowa voters cast their votes for their candidates for the 2016 Presidential Race. The Iowa Caucus is the first major electoral event of the nominating process for candidates who wish to run for President.
Outside of Iowa, viewers watched as the Republican and Democratic hopefuls waited on the results. On the Republican end, senator Ted Cruz was declared the majority winner with 27.6% of the votes with Donald Trump finishing second with 24.3% of the votes. Marco Rubio finished third with 23.1% of the votes, Ben Carson behind him at 9.3% and everyone’s least favorite Bush, Jeb, took 6th place with just 2.8%.
On the Democratic side, Hilary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are neck and neck; with Clinton taking in 49.9% of the votes and Sanders 49.6%. Finishing in dead last is a Martin O’Malley who received 0 votes.
52 Democrat and 30 Republican delegates were elected in last night’s Iowa Caucus.
The next stop for all Presidential hopefuls is the primary in New Hampshire. The New Hampshire Primary will be held on Tuesday, February 9, 2016.
Stay tuned to SEV for next week’s results.