Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas), who has staked his presidential campaign on winning delegates in caucus states, came in third with 4,619 votes, or 19 percent, while former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) was in fourth place with 2,749 votes, or 11 percent.
Nevada will award its 28 delegates proportionally. Five other states will hold nominating contests this month.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.