Election Roundup: Wins for Everyone but Kasich on Tuesday

By Susan Jones | March 23, 2016 | 7:50am EDT
People wait in line for the county-wide Democratic caucus in Boise, Idaho, Tuesday, March 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)

(CNSNews.com) - Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton won resounding victories in the winner-take-all Arizona primary on Tuesday, while Sen. Ted Cruz won in Utah and socialist Bernie Sanders trounced Clinton in the Utah and Idaho caucuses.

As of Wednesday morning, with 94 percent of the precincts reporting in Arizona, Trump had 47.1 percent of the vote (246,543); Cruz had 24.7 percent (129,429); and Kasich trailed with 10.0 percent (52,462).

Trump took all 58 delegates in Arizona.

It was a different story in Utah, where Cruz placed first: On Wednesday morning, with 85 percent of the precincts reporting, Cruz had 69.2 percent of the vote (118,904); Kasich had 16.9 percent (29,015); and Trump had 14.0 percent (23,984).

Cruz took Utah's 40 delegates.

On the Democrat side, Clinton won Arizona with 57.8 percent of the vote to Sanders' 39.7 percent.
But in Utah, Sanders blew Clinton away with 79.7 percent of the vote to Clinton's 19.8 percent.

And it was the same story in Idaho, where Sanders took 78.0 percent of the vote to Clinton's 21.2 percent.

Overall, Trump has accumulated 739 delegates, Cruz has 465 and Kasich 143. It takes 1,237 delegates to win the GOP nomination.

On the Democratic side, Clinton leads Sanders in the delegate count, 1,681 to 927.

In other election news, Republican Jeb Bush endorsed Ted Cruz on Wednesday.

(This report is based on information from the Associated Press.)

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