By Jairo Devora and Grayson Kirkham News Reporters
Senator Ted Cruz still trails presidential front-runner and businessman Donald Trump overall in the Republican primary, despite winning big in Texas. Cruz received an estimated 40 percent of Republican votes in Texas and 34 percent in Oklahoma.
Since announcing his presidential campaign in March 2015, Cruz has developed large support amongst social conservatives. In February, following his win in Iowa, Cruz became the first Hispanic person to win a presidential caucus.
Samantha Wolfshohl, Texas State University sophomore, said she is a republican and thinks the outcome is “great news”.
“I’m not surprised because it’s his home state,” Wolfshohl said. “For me, I’m glad, because I would rather him than Donald Trump.”
Speaking to an excited crowd in Stafford, Texas, Cruz said, “America shouldn’t have a president whose words would make you embarrassed if your children repeated them,” taking aim at Donald Trump.
Currently, Trump holds the most delegates over Cruz and Rubio. However, Cruz continues to compares himself to Trump, arguing that his campaign is the only campaign that can defeat the New Yorker.
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