Nikki Haley sweeps Dixville Notch primary, winning all six votes: NPR

Nikki Haley sweeps Dixville Notch main, profitable all six votes: NPR

Nikki Haley sweeps Dixville Notch primary, winning all six votes: NPR

A big crowd of media and onlookers watches Metropolis Supervisor Tom Tillotson insert Scott Maxwell’s poll shortly after midnight within the presidential main, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2024, in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire.

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A big crowd of media and onlookers watches Metropolis Supervisor Tom Tillotson insert Scott Maxwell’s poll shortly after midnight within the presidential main, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2024, in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire.

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DICKSVILLE NOTCH, N.H. — All six registered voters in small Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, forged their ballots for Nikki Haley at midnight Tuesday, giving her a clear sweep over former President Donald Trump and all the opposite candidates.

The resort city was the primary place within the nation to vote within the 2024 main. Voters have been outnumbered greater than 10 to 1 by reporters from all over the world — to not point out a pile of recent chocolate chip cookies.

Dixville Notch has a practice of voting for the primary time within the nation relationship again to 1960, with outcomes introduced a couple of minutes after midnight.

With such a small pattern of voters, the outcomes don’t often point out how the election will finish. But it surely offers early curiosity.

In some earlier elections, two different small New Hampshire cities additionally voted at midnight, however Dixville Notch voted alone this 12 months.

Voting was held in a brand new location, the lounge of the Tillotson Home, the place the Balsams Resort is present process renovations. It was a congenial setting, as an 11-month-old golden retriever named Maxine greeted the media and voters.

Les Otten, principal proprietor and developer of Balsams Resort, mentioned he was excited to forged his vote.

“It is particular. It truly is,” Otten mentioned. “That is what ought to occur in each group in the USA, the place the turnout charge is 100%, and everybody votes. Not one of the six of us can complain in regards to the end result of the election, as a result of we participated in it.”

Otten mentioned he disagrees with those that say New Hampshire’s main has failed this 12 months, with President Joe Biden not on the poll and Republican challenger Ron DeSantis withdrawing on the final minute.

“It is all the time simply two individuals on the finish of the day,” Otten mentioned. “Now we have two viable candidates on the Republican facet.”

Dixville Notch caters to snowboarders and Nordic skiers within the winter, and golfers and hikers in the summertime. Within the main, there have been 4 registered Republicans and two undeclared voters.

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