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Voters are casting their ballots in New Hampshire – the Granite State where licence plates carry the motto “Live Free or Die”. Donald Trump is expected to win the Republican primary, while Bernie Sanders is preparing for a victory over Hillary Clinton, who beat Barack Obama here in 2008 but is struggling this year.Read more
More than half a million voters are estimated to have headed to the polls in a near-record turnout a snowy New Hampshire on Tuesday as the Granite State followed the Iowa caucuses by holding the first primary contest of the 2016 presidential election. The FT's DC bureau chief Demetri Sevastopulo, political correspondent Courtney Weaver, chief US commentator Edward Luce and digital comment editor Sebastian Payne watched the action from the ground in New Hampshire. This blog tracks the FT correspondents and other social media and commentator reaction to the election, curated by US Online News Editor Emiliya Mychasuk.Read more
(New Hampshire) – The big news today is that Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former New York mayor, told the FT he may jump into the 2016 race for the White House. That would be a huge development, which would radically alter an election that has already been completely upended by Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders.
The candidates have been scurrying around the Granite State making their final pitches to voters ahead of the primaries on Tuesday. Mr Trump remains ahead in the Republican polls with an average lead of 16 points, according to a compilation of surveys by Real Clear Politics. Marco Rubio, the Cuban-American senator, has been trying to regain his footing after an awful debate performance on Saturday when he responded to charges that he repeats memorised lines – by repeating memorised lines.Read more