About 15 percent of registered Whitley County Republican voters went to the polls and cast their ballots Saturday during Kentucky’s first ever Republican Presidential Caucus.
Nearly 3,200 people cast ballots in the gymnasium at Whitley County High School, which was the only polling location in Whitley County.
Donald Trump led the field in Whitley County with 1,499 votes followed by Ted Cruz with 816 votes, Marco Rubio with 428 votes and John Kasich with 344 votes.
Trump won the largest percentage of voters statewide during Saturday’s caucus.
For a complete list of Saturday’s Whitley County caucus results, see Wednesday’s edition of the News Journal.