Sanders Wins in New Hampshire, Biden Places Fifth

Pete Buttigieg comes in second, Amy Klobuchar third.

  • Bernie Sanders has won the Democratic primary in New Hampshire, the second state to vote in the presidential nominating contest.
  • The socialist from neighboring Vermont won 26 percent support.
  • Center-left candidates Pete Buttigieg, a former mayor, and Amy Klobuchar, a senator from Minnesota, won 24 and 20 percent, respectively.
  • Former vice president Joe Biden and Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren did not meet the 15 percent threshold to quality for delegates.

Results

Votes Share Delegates Won Delegate Total
Sanders 76,324 25.7% 9 21
Buttigieg 72,457 24.4% 9 23
Klobuchar 58,796 19.8% 6 7
Warren 27,387 9.2% 0 8
Biden 24,921 8.4% 0 6

1,991 delegates needed to win the nomination. Table does not list candidates who won under 4 percent in New Hampshire.

Analysis

  • Ainslie Noble: Voters flock to Sanders on the left and Buttigieg and Klobuchar in the center.
  • Nick Ottens: Sanders is unpopular with black and older voters, self-described moderates and college-educated white women.