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.
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.
Breaking News: @realDonaldTrump has just been declared the winner of the CNMI Rep Caucus with 72.8% of the vote. Winner take all to Trump— Jason Osborne (@Jmrhosborne) March 15, 2016
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.