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Cruz, Rubio plan Idaho campaign stops this weekend

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz will bring his presidential campaign to Coeur d’Alene on Saturday with a rally scheduled from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Idaho hosts its GOP presidential primary Tuesday.

The campaign also will watch results Saturday from Republican caucuses in Kentucky, Louisiana, Kansas and Maine. Cruz is in second place to Donald Trump in the GOP delegate race. He has won 226 delegates and Trump has clinched 319.

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio plans campaign stops Sunday evening in Idaho Falls and Boise.

Idaho has 32 delegates at stake in the Republican primary. To claim any portion of the state’s delegates, a candidate must win at least 20 percent of the statewide vote.

The free Cruz rally will be held inside the Jacklin Event Building at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way. Parking is available at Gate C off Kathleen Avenue on the south side of the fairgrounds. The doors will open at 1 p.m.

An optional registration for the event is available on the campaign’s eventbrite Web page.

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