Entrance poll: Trump wins with Nevada Hispanics
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpKey takeaways from the Arizona Senate debate Major Hollywood talent firm considering rejecting Saudi investment money: report Mattis says he thought 'nothing at all' about Trump saying he may leave administration MORE won among Hispanic voters in Nevada, according to entrance polls released from Tuesday night's caucuses, fulfilling an oft-repeated campaign pledge.

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The GOP presidential front-runner, who coasted to an easy victory in the Silver State, won 44 percent of the Hispanic vote, according to MSNBC's entrance polls, topping Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioDating app for Trump supporters leaked its users data on launch day: report Overnight Defense: Trump says 'rogue killers' could be behind missing journalist | Sends Pompeo to meet Saudi king | Saudis may claim Khashoggi killed by accident | Ex-VA chief talks White House 'chaos' | Most F-35s cleared for flight Democrats torch Trump for floating 'rogue killers' to blame for missing journalist MORE's 29 percent and Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzBeto O'Rourke will not share million he raised with other Dem Senate candidates Election Countdown: Cruz, O'Rourke fight at pivotal point | Ryan hitting the trail for vulnerable Republicans | Poll shows Biden leading Dem 2020 field | Arizona Senate debate tonight Donald Trump Jr. blasts Beto O’Rourke: ‘Irish guy pretending to be Hispanic’ MORE's 18 percent.

Both Rubio and Cruz are Cuban-American.

Entrance polls are not always precise, but Trump used the news to bolster his claims that he's attracting a broad coalition of support as he addressed his supporters in a victory speech Tuesday night.

"You know what I am really happy about? I've been saying it for a long time: 46 percent with Hispanics, No 1. with Hispanics," he said.

Trump has received significant criticism from Hispanic organizations for his harsh rhetoric on immigration and for saying most Mexican immigrants bring rape and other crime to the U.S.

Polls throughout the fall showed Trump with a dismal favorability rating among Hispanics nationally. But despite those numbers and the blowback that he's faced, Trump has repeatedly pledged that he would win over Hispanic voters.