The former president secured his second consecutive victory in the pursuit of the 2024 GOP nomination, achieving a commanding win in Iowa that eliminated most of his rivals. Nikki Haley, his GOP competitor, fell short in her attempt to leverage her appeal to independent and anti-Trump voters seeking a new leader for the party.
Biden emerged triumphant, despite not being on the ballot. Supporters initiated a write-in campaign on his behalf to prevent any potential loss, although no delegates were awarded as it violated the national party rules he advocated for.
– Trump won the GOP primary, positioning himself for a potential rematch with Biden.
– Biden secured the Democratic primary through a write-in effort.
– Trump’s victory was attributed to strong support from the GOP base, according to AP VoteCast.
– Major 2024 candidates were highlighted.
– Haley campaigned in the U.S. Virgin Islands and South Carolina as the nomination race extended beyond the initial voting states.
– Biden emphasized the high stakes of the election, urging support for democracy, personal freedoms, and the recovering economy.
– Trump criticized Haley’s refusal to exit the race, claiming her voters aimed to make him look bad.
– Haley pledged to continue her campaign to South Carolina, despite finishing second in New Hampshire.
– Haley’s support was analyzed, showing strength among non-party-affiliated participants, college graduates, and moderates.
– New Hampshire GOP voters overwhelmingly expected Trump to secure the nomination.
– Trump’s victory in New Hampshire was confirmed by initial vote returns and AP VoteCast results, with Haley leading only in Democratic-leaning areas.
– Biden’s win in the Democratic primary was called based on an analysis of initial vote returns and the VoteCast survey, indicating overwhelming support for write-in votes.
– Haley finished as the runner-up to Trump in New Hampshire, impacting her position in the 2024 Republican nomination race.
– No major voting issues were reported in New Hampshire, with smooth turnout and minor complaints.
– The weather in New Hampshire was more favorable than Iowa’s harsh conditions during the caucuses.
– Haley expressed determination to stay in the race, irrespective of the outcome in New Hampshire.
– Pat Sheridan, a Republican voter, emphasized the need for a businessman and better White House advisers.
– An 81-year-old voter expressed concerns about Biden’s age and wished for a stronger and more unifying approach.
– Independent voters shared their preferences, with one supporting Haley despite reservations about abortion rights and another expressing concern about Biden’s age.
– Haley saw her sweep in Dixville Notch as a positive start and pledged to continue the campaign, emphasizing the long-term nature of the race.
– Polls opened across New Hampshire, with the state’s independent-minded electorate making its choices for the 2024 presidential nominees.