Ted Cruz’s Iowa Win Powered by Evangelicals, Conservatives

Aaron Zitner of The Wall Street Journal reports, “A surge of evangelical Christians, along with support from the Republican Party’s most conservative voters, combined to give Sen. Ted Cruz his victory in Iowa’s GOP caucuses.” Entrance polls revealed that Cruz won more than one-third of the evangelical vote, a healthy lead over his closest competitors, Marco Rubio and Donald Trump. “Cruz built his campaign on opposition to abortion, gay marriage and compromise by Republican leaders in Congress,” Zitner writes. “That message produced a distinct uptick in evangelicals and other social conservatives attending Monday’s caucuses.”

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