New Hampshire primary: Sanders and Trump secure wins

MICHAEL REYNOLDS

Billionaire businessman Donald Trump was projected to win on 09 February's New Hampshire Republican primary, while Senator Bernie Sanders won the Democratic vote in the closely watched first US presidential primary election. Trump led with 34 percent of the vote with 12 percent of ballots counted, but all US television networks had declared him the winner, while Sanders took 57 percent of the vote to Hillary Rodham Clinton's 40 percent, with 15 percent of votes counted.

Left-center Bernie Sanders and conservative right-wing Donald Trump were the winners of the New Hampshire elections.


Democrat Bernie Sanders and Republican Donald Trump won the New Hampshire primary, surprising many political commentators.

The Associated Press (AP) reported that both outcomes in Tuesday's primary would have been nearly unthinkable not long ago, but the results show a wave of voter frustration with American politics.

According to the current results, with more than 90 percent of the vote counted, Sanders had 60 percent to Clinton's 38 percent. He swept majorities of men, women, independen...


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