Sanders Edges Buttigieg to Win New Hampshire Democratic Primary

Posted on February 11, 2020 10:06 pm
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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire Democratic primary Tuesday, as the race to be the party’s candidate to take on President Donald Trump in November starts to come into focus after months of battling among a wide group of challengers.

Sanders captured 26% of the vote, edging out former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg who finished with 24%.

Sanders called his performance a “great victory” before a cheering crowd in Manchester, and predicted Democrats would eventually come together in a vital effort to unseat Trump.

“Let me say tonight this victory here is the beginning of the end of Donald

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