Ted Cruz spoke to ABC News just after he was projected to win the Iowa GOP caucuses, calling it a victory for grassroots.
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Cruz was projected to win the Iowa GOP caucuses based on an analysis of the vote so far.
The Iowa Republican Party says they have officially broken previous turnout numbers, setting a new record tonight.
ABC News estimates that turnout for the Republican caucuses will be more than 180,000, compared to the previous record of 121,354, set in 2012.
“This sounds like a record-breaking night,” said Iowa GOP Chairman Jeff Kaufmann.