<p>In this Jan. 14, 20166 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during the presidential debate at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston, S.C. Cruz has said that after working on George W. Bushís 2000 campaign, being passed over for a senior position with the new administration was ìa crushing blow.î Cruz was offered a job as White House associate counsel shortly after Al Gore conceded the race in December, but he rejected it, members of the Bush transition team told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)</p>
The Associated Press
Posted at 10:03 AM, Feb 10, 2016
and last updated2016-02-10 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.