Super Tuesday: Nikki Haley ekes out a win over Trump in Vermont

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley narrowly won Vermont’s GOP primary on Super Tuesday, handing former President Donald Trump his first loss of the night.

Haley and Trump remained neck and neck as ballots were counted more than three hours after the race had finished. Although polls closed at 7 p.m. Eastern time, The Associated Press didn’t call the race until three hours and 37 minutes afterward.

Haley had 49.7% of the vote to Trump’s 46%, with 86% of the ballots counted.

This is likely Haley’s only primary win of the Tuesday elections and her second primary win after she won the Washington, D.C., GOP primary on Sunday.


Still, the two wins won’t block Trump from becoming the presumptive GOP nominee later this month. The former
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