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Rubio, Clinton take DeKalb County on Super Tuesday

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Rubio, Clinton take DeKalb County on Super Tuesday

DeKalb County Georgia. Source: Google Maps.
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DeKalb County Georgia. Source: Google Maps.

DeKalb County Georgia. Source: Google Maps.

While Donald Trump won the GOP primary in Georgia on Super Tuesday, Sen. Marco Rubio actually led Trump in DeKalb County.

DeKalb election results for the presidential primary on Mar. 1 show Rubio with 41 percent of the vote (18,231 total votes), while Trump had only 25 percent of the vote (11,141 total votes). Rubio also led in Clarke, Cobb, and Fulton Counties, according to the AJC.

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On the Democrat side, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton won big in DeKalb County, taking 71 percent of the vote (82,348 total votes). Sen. Bernie Sanders received 28 percent of the vote (32,572 total votes). The AJC reports DeKalb County was “one of Clinton’s largest victories in Georgia.”

Overall in Georgia, Clinton had 71 percent of the vote, while Trump had 38 percent of the vote.

The Washington Post has a helpful chart with additional Super Tuesday results and delegate counts.

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Dena Mellick

Dena Mellick is the Associate Editor of Decaturish.com.

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