New Hampshire Democratic Primary Set for Tuesday

Headline Roundup February 10th, 2020

New Hampshire will hold its 2020 presidential primary election Tuesday, the second of the 2020 election cycle following Iowa. In general, polls show Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) with the lead; there are only twenty-four delegates at stake on Tuesday.

Most reporting outlets focused on polls and their implications for the rest of the campaign. Some right-leaning sources focused on Biden's Iowa showing and projected New Hampshire underperformance.

New Hampshire Democratic Primary Set for Tuesday

From the Right
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Sen. Bernie Sanders is expanding his lead in New Hampshire — as former Vice President Joe Biden falters, according to a new poll released on the eve of the primary election in the Granite State.

Sanders, who won New Hampshire in 2016, has 25 percent support — an increase of two percentage points from a week ago — while Biden dropped eight percentage points to 14 percent, a UMass Lowell Center for Public Opinion poll showed.

Former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttiegieg finished in second place with 17 percent,...

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From the Center
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Just how close is the New Hampshire Democratic primary? The five latest polls of the state seem to disagree, but our forecast has Sen. Bernie Sanders has a modest favorite to win. He currently has a 2 in 3 (64 percent) chance of winning the most votes, while former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has a 3 in 10 (30 percent) chance. We actually have a pretty good idea of what’s happening in New Hampshire, too, as those five most recent polls actually agree more than they initially appear...

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From the Left
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Nashua, New Hampshire (CNN) - So much for "Iowa nice."

The contentious contours of the Democratic presidential primary came into full view in New Hampshire over the weekend, as months of cordial campaigning in Iowa quickly escalated into a raucous sprint to Tuesday's primary.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, both drawing the largest crowds in the Granite State after a near-tie in the Iowa caucuses, began treating each other as primary rivals for the Democratic nomination.
Former Vice President Joe Biden,...

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