Nikki Haley wins her first Republican main victory in Washington DC | EUROtoday

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The nation’s capital delivered Nikki Haley her first victory of the 2024 main season on Sunday, ending her shedding streak and offering her marketing campaign a sliver of hope it desperately wanted.

Ms Haley’s defeat of former President Donald Trump marks the primary time one other Republican has overwhelmed him in any contest since 2016, and is the primary signal that the 2024 GOP main might be something greater than a show of his continued dominance of the Republican citizens.

The race was known as round 9.00 when Ms Haley was main with 62.9 per cent of the vote. Polls closed on the Madison Hotel, DC’s solely Republican voting precinct for the 2024 main, at 7.00 pm.

Her marketing campaign now seems forward to Super Tuesday and the potential of peeling off a number of states from Mr Trump’s incoming haul; the previous president stays broadly favoured to win nearly all of the greater than one-third of all GOP delegates up for grabs this week. He is main in polls of each California and Texas, the 2 largest states by far voting on Tuesday.

The former South Carolina governor hosted a number of occasions in and across the DC beltway area as she campaigned this previous week for not solely the Washington DC main but in addition neighbouring Virginia’s; northern Virginia specifically, because of its city/suburban make-up and enormous contingent of federal workes, is regarded as a beneficial demographical area for Ms Haley.

Mr Trump additionally hosted on rally in Richmond on Saturday the place the previous president as soon as once more notably appeared to confuse himself relating to whether or not Joe Biden or his Democratic predecessor, Barack Obama, was presently president.