LIVE UPDATES: Trump and Biden win New Hampshire primary
On Tuesday, Granite Staters flocked to the polls to cast their votes in Mahwari 2024 First primaries in the countryWho incited the former president Donald Trump Against former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley.
Trump defeated Haley in the Republican primaryaccording to the Associated Press. Biden emerged as the winner of the Democratic primaries.
The New Hampshire primary officially became a one-man race on Sunday when Florida Gov DeSantis has withdrawn from the 2024 race For president, he supported Trump.
The small town of Dixville Notch in northern New Hampshire cast its first votes in the primary at midnight, a tradition dating back to 1960. Most New Hampshire polling places opened as early as 6 a.m., and some remained open until 8 p.m.
Trump is looking forward to defeating Haley after winning the caucuses in Iowa, while President Joe Biden hopes to avoid embarrassment by winning the Democratic primaries. Since it’s not even on the ballot.
Biden’s name He was not included on the New Hampshire Democratic primary ballot After state party officials refused to approve new rules that put South Carolina’s primaries ahead of their own.
Democratic supporters were encouraged to write President Biden’s name on the ballot.
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January 23, 2024, 8:04 pm:
Donald Trump won New Hampshire’s Republican primary, his first in the country, on Tuesday, while President Joe Biden hoped to avoid embarrassment by winning a Democratic primary where he wasn’t even on the ballot.
The former president achieved his second consecutive victory in his quest for the 2024 Republican Party nomination after ousting the rest of the candidates with a landslide victory in Iowa. Meanwhile, her GOP rival, Nikki Haley, has failed in her efforts to leverage her strength with independent and anti-Trump voters eager for a new voice to lead the party.
On the Democratic side, Biden’s supporters mounted a write-in campaign on his behalf to avoid a loss, though the contest awarded no delegates because it violated the rules of the national party he pushed for.
January 23, 2024, 7:30 pm:
Donald Trump has an eight percent lead over Nikki Haley as New Hampshire GOP primary results come in.
In the Democratic primaries, the majority of votes were counted as “unprocessed write-ins.” Ultimately, those votes are supposed to be attributed to President Biden, whose name did not appear on the ballot.
January 23, 2024, 7 pm:
Most polling places in New Hampshire are now closed for the evening. Some places will remain open to voters until eight in the evening
The results of the Republican primary election battle between Donald Trump and Nikki Haley are expected to be in.
January 23, 2024, 6:15 pm:
At least 10 Granite State communities have requested more ballots as Donald Trump and Nikki Haley face off in the Republican primary on Tuesday.
The New Hampshire Secretary of State’s office confirmed that Hanover, Hopkinton, Holderness, Amherst, Brentwood, Concord, Hollis, Newmarket, Windham and Manchester requested additional ballots.
A spokesman for the Secretary of State’s office said that voter turnout appears strong!
January 23, 2024, 5:15 pm: About 4 in 10 Republican voters identify immigration as the most important issue facing the United States. By contrast, 3 in 10 Republican voters say the economy is their priority, according to AP VoteCast.
About 7 in 10 say immigrants hurt the country more than help it. 8 out of 10 support building a wall along the southern border.
AP VoteCast is a poll of more than 1,890 New Hampshire voters who participated in the Republican primary and 873 Democratic primary voters. The poll was conducted by The Associated Press and NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
New Hampshire has a larger percentage of unaffiliated voters than Iowa.
January 23, 2024, 2:57 pm: Dean Phillips shakes hands at a voting site
Democratic presidential candidate Dean Phillips was seen earlier in the day shaking hands with poll workers and voters in a school gymnasium in Derry.
The Minnesota congressman entered the race in October at an event outside the New Hampshire statehouse, saying, “It is time to pass the torch to a new generation of American leaders.”
Phillips is unlikely to wrest the Democratic presidential nomination from Biden, even if the president suffers an embarrassing loss Tuesday in a state where he was not even on the ballot. However, his candidacy presents a symbolic challenge to national Democrats who are trying to highlight the idea that there is no reason to doubt the president’s electability.
January 23, 2024, 2 pm: The Democratic voter says he’s “absolutely” enthusiastic about supporting Biden
Democrat Durwood Sargent, 79, cast a written vote for Biden on Tuesday and said he would be eager to support him in the general election.
He said he was not offended that the president kept his name off the ballot in compliance with the Democratic National Committee’s new primary calendar that knocked New Hampshire out of first place in the country.
“No problem. They made a big deal out of it. The president has a country to run,” he said.
Sargent said he is “absolutely” excited to support Biden if he is the nominee in November.
“He has done great things for this country,” he added. “In particular, he is the first president to stand with striking workers.”
January 23, 2024, 1:50 pm:
Former President Donald Trump met with his supporters in New Hampshire outside a polling place in Londonderry. Trump spoke with reporters about the “wildcard” aspect of the New Hampshire primary, which allows unregistered registered voters to cast ballots in either the Republican or Democratic primary.
“You have people who can vote who are not Republicans,” Trump said. “What’s all this about? I mean, no one’s ever seen anything like this before. But I love this country. We’ve done well here before.”
January 23, 2024, 10 am: Healey says her sweep of the small county of Dixville Notch is a good start that gives her campaign momentum heading into the day.
“Right now, we’re going to take whatever we can take,” Haley told reporters while visiting a polling station in Hampton on Tuesday morning. She said she was grateful to the six registered voters at the resort who cast their ballots for her.
Haley also vowed to continue her campaign even if she doesn’t have a good night in the nation’s first-in-the-nation primary in New Hampshire.
“We’re going to South Carolina. We put in an ad buy. We’re there. This has always been a marathon. It’s never been a sprint. We wanted to be strong in Iowa. We wanted to be stronger than that in New Hampshire. We’ll be stronger,” she said. than that in South Carolina.”
January 23, 2024, 7 am:
Polls opened in New Hampshire, and some voters waited in line starting at 5 a.m. to cast their ballots.
January 23, 2024, 6 am:
Polls have begun to open in much of New Hampshire, as the state’s famously independent-minded voters pick their 2024 presidential candidates.
In the first results released early Tuesday, all six registered voters in tiny Dixville Notch cast ballots for Healey over Trump. The resort town is the only one in New Hampshire this year that chose to vote at midnight.
But the democratic side is different. The Democratic National Committee revamped the voting calendar to put South Carolina first, but Democrats in New Hampshire defied the new system and chose to hold their primaries on Tuesday as well. As a result, Biden’s name does not appear on the ballot, but his allies are organizing a write-in campaign in his favor.
January 23, 2024, 5 am:
All six registered voters in tiny Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, cast their ballots for Nikki Haley at midnight.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates when more information is available.
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