Presidential contender Ted CruzTed CruzCruz: I'd rather have Trump talk to Taiwan than Cuba or Iran Lewandowski: Top Cruz aide advised Trump team before NH primary Five reasons why Donald Trump could be the 'Greatest Communicator' MORE has won the Kansas GOP caucuses.
Calling the day "Super Saturday," Cruz said in his victory speech from Idaho, "The scream you hear — the howl that comes from Washington, D.C. — is utter terror at what We the People are doing together.”
With 100 percent of the vote reporting, Cruz had 48.2 percent of the vote, compared to 23.3 percent for Republican front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump aide: No plans to invest in Taiwan AP: Huntsman among secretary of State possibilities Scarborough: Giuliani would be 'disastrous' pick for State MORE. Marco RubioMarco RubioThe ignored question: What does the future Republican Party look like? Graham to roll out extension of Obama immigration program Trump and Cuba: A murky future MORE, who ditched Louisiana campaign events on Friday to campaign in Kansas instead, had 16.7 percent of the vote. John Kasich ended the night with 10.7 percent.
Cruz’s victory in the first of four GOP contests on Saturday is an early hit to Trump.
On Super Tuesday, the Texas senator walked away with wins in his home state along with Oklahoma and Alaska, and he took Iowa last month.
Republicans will also vote in primaries and caucuses in Louisiana, Kentucky and Maine on Saturday.