U.S. presidential election (18): the results of the Iowa caucuses

Iowa was the first of the 50 US states to decide who its delegates should be to the Republican and Democratic party conventions which will choose a candidate for the presidential election in November. What were the results?

Republican vote, 99% reported:

Ted Cruz: 27.6%, eight delegates
Donald Trump: 24.3%, seven delegates
Marco Rubio: 23.1%, seven delegates
Ben Carson: 9.3%, three delegates
Rand Paul: 4.5%, one delegate
Jeb Bush: 2.8%, one delegate
Chris Christie, Carly Fiorina, Jim Gilmore, Mike Huckabee, John Kasich and Rick Santorum: less than 2% each, no delegates

Democratic vote, 99% reported:

Hillary Clinton: 49.8%, 22 delegates
Bernie Sanders: 49.6%, 21 delegates
Martin O’Malley: 0.5%, no delegates


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