Donald Trump wins Florida Republican primary

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By journalsofus.com


MIAMI – Former President Donald Trump won the Florida Republican primary on Tuesday. Republican voters were the only ones able to cast their ballots. Florida Democrats canceled their primary and awarded their 224 delegates to President Joe Biden.

Trump, a Florida voter, cast his ballot at a recreation center in Palm Beach and told reporters, “I voted for Donald Trump.”

Which Republican candidates were in the Florida primary elections?

On the Republican ballot, certified on December 19, 2023, former President Donald Trump appeared along with six other candidates, all of whom have already dropped out of the race:

  • Niky Haley, former UN ambassador
  • Ron DeSantis, Governor of Florida
  • Chris Christie, former governor of New Jersey
  • Asa Hutchinson, former governor of Arkansas
  • Vivek Ramaswamy, businessman and politician
  • Ryan L. Binkley, pastor, businessman and politician

The former president swept during the first nomination contests, winning all but two of the primaries in his path. Haley, the last Republican to face Trump before bowing out the day after Super Tuesday, only won two Republican primaries, in Vermont and Washington, DC.

Trump will be the presumptive Republican nominee for 2024 after his victory in Washington on March 12, accumulating the 1,125 delegates needed to win. republican nomination. He also won the Georgia and Mississippi primaries.

After Tuesday’s election, “appointed delegates from Florida’s political parties meet at their respective parties’ national conventions to formally nominate the preferred party candidate according to party rules. These national conventions are typically held in July or August. The party then submits to the State the names of the presidential candidate who will represent the party in the November general election,” according to the Florida Division of Elections.

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