Haley notches first Republican primary win in Washington, DC

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley won the Republican primary in Washington, D.C., her first win of a cycle where she is an undisputed underdog to former President Donald Trump.

Haley received 62.8% support to Trump’s 33.3%, with 99% of votes counted by 8:48 p.m., according to the Associated Press.

Republicans in Washington, D.C., decided 19 delegates in Trump and Haley’s race to 1,215 and the 2024 nomination. Idaho, Michigan, and Missouri Republicans also voted this weekend before their GOP counterparts in North Dakota on Monday. and those in 15 other states on Tuesday, known as Super Tuesday.

Before polls closed in D.C. at 8 p.m., Trump had 247 delegates to Haley’s 24. But Haley spent Sunday morning on TV and the afternoon campaigning in Maine and Vermont, making her case to Republicans in those more liberal-leaning Super
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