Cruz and Sanders Win Big in Wisconsin, Parties Release Delegate Hauls
In Tuesday’s Republican presidential primary race, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) came out on top with 48 percent of the vote, while Donald Trump took 35 percent, and Ohio Governor John Kasich earned 14 percent.
Bernie Sanders beat Hillary Clinton by a wide margin of 57 to 43 percent.
According to the Republican Party of Wisconsin Ted Cruz earned 36 pledged delegates, Donald Trump earned six, and Kasich earned zero Wisconsin delegates.
On the Democratic side, Bernie Sanders comes away with 48 pledged delegates, and Hillary Clinton earns 38.
Then on top of that, there are 10 super delegates who are not required to vote based on last night's results.
Six of the 10 have endorsed Clinton. Four others, including State Representative David Bowen (D-Milwaukee) have not made an endorsement announcement.
Tuesday night Bowen talked about Sanders’ win.
"The Democrats of Wisconsin have spoken significantly and they backed the Bernie Sanders platform and the Bernie Sanders candidacy. It's good that we had a good race with two great candidates, and one came out on top of that." Bowen said.
Turnout was huge Tuesday, more than 2,000,000 people hit the polls. That's more than 47 percent statewide, and the highest number for a Wisconsin Presidential primary since 1972.