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Cruz finishes third in NH primary, Bush fourth

Posted at 11:03 AM, Feb 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-10 11:03:30-05

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has finished third in the New Hampshire primary behind winner Donald Trump and runner-up John Kasich.

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush finished in fourth place, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio finished behind him in fifth.

Trump led the field, beating Kasich, the sitting Ohio governor, by nearly 20 points.

Cruz came in third, leading Bush by less than a percentage point. Rubio trailed Bush by less than a percentage point.