Cruz Wins Iowa GOP Caucus
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Feb 1, 2016 10:22 PM CST

GLENWOOD, Iowa (DTN) -- Despite an aggressive campaign against Texas Sen. Ted Cruz by Iowa ethanol supporters, Cruz still generated strong support in rural Iowa counties as he won the Iowa Republican caucus Monday night.

In the GOP race, Cruz won 28% while billionaire Donald Trump carried 24% and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio carried 23% of the vote in unofficial results.

On the Democratic side, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held a narrow lead going late into the evening, carrying 49.9% of the Democratic delegates to more than 49.4% of the delegates for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Those numbers ...

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