Trump wins Northern Mariana Islands caucus
© Getty Images

Donald TrumpDonald TrumpFundamentals or euphoria? Both fueled post-election stock surge Freedom Caucus founder: GOP health plan did not meet campaign promises Former US envoy: No good military options against North Korea MORE has won the Republican caucus in the Northern Mariana Islands, picking up nine pledged delegates, according to the local GOP.

ADVERTISEMENT
Trump won 73 percent of the total 471 votes cast in the remote U.S. territory on Tuesday, followed by Ted CruzTed CruzHow 'Big Pharma' stifles pharmaceutical innovation AIPAC must reach out to President Trump Under pressure, Dems hold back Gorsuch support MORE, with 24 percent; John Kasich, at .02 percent; and Marco RubioMarco RubioSenators introduce new Iran sanctions Senate intel panel has not seen Nunes surveillance documents: lawmakers With no emerging leaders, no clear message, Democrats flounder MORE, at .01 percent.

Jason Osborne, the executive director of the Northern Mariana Islands Republican Party, shared results of the winner-take-all caucus early Tuesday morning on Twitter and Facebook.

Five states will hold voting on Tuesday, with 99 Republican delegates up for grabs in Florida, 69 in Illinois, 52 in Missouri, 72 in North Carolina and 66 in Ohio in the race to 1,237 for the nomination. Like the islands, Florida and Ohio award all of their GOP delegates to the winning candidate. 

Ralph Torres, the governor of the Northern Mariana Islands, threw his support behind Trump ahead of the caucus.