Tuesday. The first of the primaries begins.
Okay, New Hampshire, what’s it gonna be?
How will YOU answer the question of who will win the Democratic Primary and the Republican Primary today?
You do realize you are stepping into some mighty big shoes, some impressive tracks that Iowa left behind for you to follow.
What will it be, New Hampshire?
RESULTS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARIES:
|Hillary Rodham Clinton||112,251||39.1%||9|
|Dennis J. Kucinich||3,919||1.4||0|
|Joseph R. Biden Jr.||628||0.2||0|
|Christopher J. Dodd||202||0.1||0|
|Rudolph W. Giuliani||20,395||8.5||0|
|Fred D. Thompson||2,886||1.2||0|
Profile of the Voters
|% of total||Clinton||Obama||Edwards|
|19||Voted in a primary for the first time||37||47||12|
|81||Voted in a previous primary||38||33||19|
|58||Candidate’s positions on the issues matters most||39||34||21|
|39||Candidates’s leadership/personal qualities matters most||37||45||11|
|% of total||McCain||Romney||Huckabee|
|23%||Issue that matters most: Immigration||19%||56%||11%|
|24||Issue that matters most: War in Iraq||45||27||9|
|30||Quality that matters most: Candidate says what he believes||53||15||10|
|37||Quality that matters most: Shares my values||16||38||22|
|9||Attends religious services more than once a week||24||29||34|
|23||Attends religious services a few times a year||34||27||21|
Details of the Nominating Process
January 8, 2008 Proportional primary (Open) 30 delegates at stake
District-level delegates and alternates are elected by caucus followed by a primary. Convention delegates selected at the district level are allocated in proportion to the percentage of the primary vote won by that presidential candidate in that district. Each candidate who receives at least 15 percent of the primary vote will be awarded delegates.
January 8, 2008 Proportional primary (Open) 12 delegates at stake
Based on the presidential primary, 12 delegates are allocated proportionally to presidential candidates.
Winners of Previous Nominating Contests
|1992||Paul E. Tsongas|
|1988||Michael S. Dukakis|
|1996||Patrick J. Buchanan|