New Hampshire major outcomes – One other blow for Joe Biden as Bernie Sanders takes early lead as polls shut

New Hampshire primary results – Another blow for Joe Biden as Bernie Sanders takes early lead as polls close

BERNIE Sanders is main the best way in a good race with Pete Buttigieg within the New Hampshire major tonight – with Joe Biden persevering with to lag behind.

Sanders has 27 % of the vote, in comparison with 23 % for Buttigieg. About 36 % precincts are reporting.

Bernie Sanders and his spouse Jane arrive at marketing campaign occasion in New Hampshire as we speak
Results so far of New Hampshire primary
Outcomes to date of New Hampshire major

Amy Klobuchar is in third place with 20 %, with Elizabeth Warren a distant fourth (10 %) and Biden sagging in fifth (eight %).

Most voting locations closed at eight p.m., and a few shut down one hour earlier.

President Trump chimed in on the Dems’ race with a number of tweets, together with a praise for “Bootedgeedge.”

“Bootedgeedge (Buttigieg) is doing fairly effectively tonight,” Trump wrote.

“Giving Loopy Bernie a run for his cash. Very attention-grabbing.”

The primary major contest comes eight days after the chaos of the Iowa caucuses the place no clear winner was declared.

Sanders and Buttigieg had been the highest two finishers.

Sanders, who represents neighboring Vermont, received the New Hampshire major simply over Hillary Clinton in 2016.

Warren, who represents the neighboring state of Massachusetts, additionally confronted a key take a look at in as we speak’s major, however was unable to achieve the highest tier of contenders.

Trump couldn’t resist taking a shot at her.

“Elizabeth Warren, generally known as Pocahontas, is having a extremely unhealthy evening,” he tweeted.

“I feel she is sending indicators that she desires out. Calling for unity is her approach of getting there, going dwelling, and having a ‘good chilly beer’ together with her husband!”

Pete Buttigieg campaigns in New Hampshire
Pete Buttigieg campaigns in New Hampshire
Mike Bloomberg makes a campaign stop in New Hampshire
Mike Bloomberg was not on the poll in New Hampshire, however is anticipated to be a contender

The sector of Democrats now options 9 candidates battling for a possibility to sq. off in opposition to Trump in November.

“I hear plenty of Republicans tomorrow will vote for the weakest candidate attainable of the Democrats,” Trump mentioned yesterday.

“My solely downside is I’m attempting to determine who’s their weakest candidate. I feel they’re all weak.”

Trump additionally ripped Michael Bloomberg, who’s surging in some nationwide polls however was not on the poll in New Hampshire.

“A really unhealthy evening for Mini Mike,” Trump tweeted tonight, apparently alluding to the write-in votes that Bloomberg obtained.

Biden traveled from New Hampshire to South Carolina as we speak earlier than all of the votes had been even counted, basically ceding the first.

He had completed a distant fourth in Iowa.

“No matter what occurs on Tuesday, we plan to maneuver ahead,” Biden advisor Symone Sanders mentioned.

Andrew Yang, one other fading candidate, mentioned as we speak that he was suspending his White Home bid.

“I’m the mathematics man, and it’s clear to me from the numbers that we aren’t going to win this race,” Yang instructed his supporters.

His departure from the race didn’t come lengthy earlier than Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet additionally dropped out.

In wake of the Iowa confusion, a ballot discovered that solely 14 % of New Hampshire Democrats mentioned they had been “very assured” within the course of that selects a nominee, and 42 % had been “not assured.”

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