BREAKING: The Kansas GOP Caucus Has Been Called For…

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As the results in the Kansas GOP caucus roll in, one candidate is so far ahead of the pack that the race has been called.

With over 48% of the precincts reporting, Texas Senator and constitutional conservative Ted Cruz has been declared the winner.

Cruz is absolutely trouncing reality TV star and bloviating billionaire Donald Trump 49.1% to 24.5%. Florida Senator Marco Rubio rounds out the top three with 14.8% of the vote.

At this point, Ohio Governor John Kasich has garnered 9.9% of the vote.

Ted Cruz outperformed caucus polls in Kansas by a large margin. As early as March 4, a poll released by the Kansas Republicans had Donald Trump ahead of Cruz by six, 35 – 29.

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Jennifer Burke
Jennifer Burke
Jennifer is a Co-Founder of PolitiStick and the Editor-in-Chief. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University and a certified teacher with 12 years experience in the classroom. Jennifer attended what is credited for being the first modern-day Tea Party rally in the country in the Seattle area and from there emerged as a powerful speaker and writer within the movement. While still in Washington State, Jennifer was selected to be a member of the second graduating class of the Jennifer Dunn Leadership Institute (JDLI), a program which identified future conservative leaders. Jennifer worked as the National Outreach Director for one of the largest conservative groups in the country and served as Managing Editor and writer for what quickly grew to become one of the top 15 conservative sites in the country. She brings to Politistick a passion for the fight for freedom for current and future generations.

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