Donald Trump wins Iowa caucus

So far, Trump is significantly outperforming his second-place 2016 caucus finish.

DonaldTrump has won Iowa’s leadoff presidential caucuses, giving him a strong start in the race for the 2024 Republican nomination.

His rivals are jostling for second place, hoping for a bump heading into New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation Primary on Jan. 23.

The Associated Press declared Trump the winner of the Iowa caucuses based on an analysis of early returns as well as results of AP VoteCast, a survey of voters who planned to caucus on Monday night. Both showed Trump with an insurmountable lead.

Initial results from eight counties showed Trump with far more than half of the total votes counted as of 8:31 pm. ET, with the rest of the field trailing far behind. These counties include rural areas that are demographically and politically similar to a large number of counties that have yet to report.

AP VoteCast also shows Trump with sizable leads among both men and women, as well as every age group and geographic regions throughout the state.

AP VoteCast is a survey conducted by the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research of more than 1,500 voters who said they planned to take part in Monday’s Republican caucuses in Iowa.

Among voters who identify as born-again Christians, the survey found that Trump was favored by 58% voters intending to caucus, compared to 18% for Ron DeSantis and 13% for Nikki Haley. Polls showed that was a relatively weak group of backers for Trump in Iowa in 2016.

So far, Trump is significantly outperforming his second-place 2016 caucus finish, when he received 24% of the vote, compared to 28% for Ted Cruz.


Republished with permission of The Associated Press.

Associated Press


  • Dont Say FLA

    January 15, 2024 at 8:47 pm

    The final tally was 10 votes for Trump, eight for DeSantis, four for ex-South Carolina governor Nikki Haley and one for Ryan Binkley, a pastor and long-shot candidate.

    What a joke!

  • Southern Pride

    January 15, 2024 at 8:59 pm

    OnlyFans is an option, Ronny

  • Southern Pride

    January 15, 2024 at 9:00 pm

    OnlFans for the DeS & Zieglers? afaf

  • Earl Pitts "Sage Political Expert Emeritas" American

    January 16, 2024 at 12:22 am

    Good Mornting America,
    Our next POTUS, Ron “THE RONALD” DeSantis came in a strong second. Those who have been subscribing to my, Earl Pitts American’s “Sage Political Wisdom” already know what that means.
    So in closing, America, you can all sleep in heavenly peace knowing America has been saved.
    And dont forget to Relax Your Sphincters one and all.
    Earl Pitts “Sage Political Prognosticator” American
    *all nay-sayers should begin apoligising to me, Earl Pitts American, for your failure to get on board The DeSantis Train earlier in this political race.*

    • JD

      January 16, 2024 at 6:55 am


      Remember, second place is the first place LOSER EarL (with the big “L” for LOSER).

      And lets set it straight, he was at 21% and Haley at 19% – that’s not a “strong” second place.

      So “The Ronald” McDonald and the clown car posse need to stop spending the tax coffers of Floridians and f@cking come home and do the job they were elected to do.

      *TOLD ‘YA SO; EARL*

  • Michael K

    January 16, 2024 at 4:47 am

    Rhonda’s visits to all 99 Iowa counties and $159 million in spending paid off, They did not carry a single county. The more voters see of Rhonda DeSaster, the more they agree how unfit he is to serve.

    Rhonda may look good on paper, but in reality, he simply sucks. Rhonda is now a disgraced lame duck governor. All at great expense to Floridians who got ripped off.

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