Trump picks up 12 delegates in Missouri
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Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpOmar fires back at Trump over rally remarks: 'This is my country' Pelosi: Trump hurrying to fill SCOTUS seat so he can repeal ObamaCare Trump mocks Biden appearance, mask use ahead of first debate MORE added 12 delegates from Missouri on Tuesday, nearly a month after his narrow victory in the state's primary.

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander — a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate — certified the March 15 primary results, giving Trump the additional delegates.


The race had been too close to call, but according to the final tally, Trump won with 383,631 votes. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzTrump argues full Supreme Court needed to settle potential election disputes Press: Notorious RBG vs Notorious GOP The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by Facebook - Washington on edge amid SCOTUS vacancy MORE had 381,666 votes.

The statewide winner automatically picks up 12 delegates, bringing Trump’s total from Missouri to 37 delegates, compared to Cruz's 15.

That pushes Trump’s total to 755 delegates overall, versus 545 for Cruz.

The Democratic race was similarly close, with Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonButtigieg stands in as Pence for Harris's debate practice Senate GOP sees early Supreme Court vote as political booster shot Poll: 51 percent of voters want to abolish the electoral college MORE taking 312,285 votes to Bernie SandersBernie SandersButtigieg stands in as Pence for Harris's debate practice Bernie Sanders warns of 'nightmare scenario' if Trump refuses election results Harris joins women's voter mobilization event also featuring Pelosi, Gloria Steinem, Jane Fonda MORE at 310,711. Democrats split their delegates proportionally, so Clinton took 36 delegates to Sanders's 35.