First New Hampshire primary voters head to the polls

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First Votes Cast in New Hampshire


Voters in the tiny community of Dixville Notch in the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire have had their say. And the winners are ...

Ohio Gov. John Kasich on the Republican side and independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont for the Democrats.

Kasich earned three votes to Donald Trump's two. Sanders swept all four Democratic votes.

That's right — there are only nine voters in Dixville, a resort area about 20 miles from the Canadian border, and the voting took all of about 30 seconds.

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Kasich, who is hoping for a strong New Hampshire primary finish to give him momentum heading into the South Carolina and Nevada primaries later this month, personally called all nine voters in Dixville Notch, his campaign said.

Dixville Notch is one of three tiny towns, including Hart's Location and Millsfield, with fewer than 100 residents that are allowed by law to open the polls at at midnight. Polls everywhere else in the state begin opening at 6 a.m.

Hart's Location, a town of 43 registered voters about 80 miles south of Dixville, rebooted its midnight voting in 1996. Tonight voters there also went for Kasich and Sanders, according to a tally posted on the town's website.

On the Republican side, Kasich earned five votes to Trump's four. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie followed with two votes, while former Floridan Gov. Jeb Bush, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida and doctor Ben Carson each earned one. On the Democratic side, Sanders won 12 votes to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's seven. Two people went for Democratic candidate Mark Stewart Greenstein.

Millsfield made its return to midnight voting this year. There, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas cleaned up on the Republican side with nine votes. Trump earned three, and each of the other Republican candidates except for Ben Carson earned one vote. Clinton beat Sanders two votes to one in Millsfield.

Millsfield Complete Election Results

Posted by Millsfield, NH on Monday, February 8, 2016


If you're keeping tally, that puts Republican candidates Kasich, Trump and Cruz in a three-way tie for first place with nine votes each. Sanders has the upper hand over Clinton, 17-9.

The midnight primaries, however, are so small that they are not considered predictive of how the state's Democratic and Republican primaries will ultimately shake out.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (R) walks past fellow candidate Marco Rubio (L) prior to the start of the Republican Presidential Candidates Debate on February 6, 2016 at St. Anselm's College Institute of Politics in Manchester, New Hampshire. Seven Republicans campaigning to be US president are in a fight for survival in their last debate Saturday before the New Hampshire primary, battling to win over a significant number of undecided voters. / AFP / Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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MANCHESTER, IA - FEBRUARY 06: People wait in line to enter the Republican presidential debate at St. Anselm College February 6, 2016 in Manchester, Iowa. Sponsored by ABC News, the Independent Journal Review and Google, this is the final televised debate before voters go to the polls in the 'First in the Nation' New Hampshire primary. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 06: Republican presidential candidate Ohio Governor John Kasich takes the stage for the Republican presidential debate at St. Anselm College February 6, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Sponsored by ABC News, the Independent Journal Review and Google, this is the final televised debate before voters go to the polls for the New Hampshire primary on February 9. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 06: Activists calling for a raise in the minimum wage rally outside the last Republican presidential debate before the New Hampshire primaries on February 6, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. New Hampshire voters will vote in the state's republican and democratic primaries on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 06: Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) participate in the Republican presidential debate at St. Anselm College February 6, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Sponsored by ABC News, the Independent Journal Review and Google, this is the final televised debate before voters go to the polls for the New Hampshire primary on February 9. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
This multiple exposure picture shows candidates participating in the Republican Presidential Candidates Debate on February 6, 2016 at St. Anselm's College Institute of Politics in Manchester, New Hampshire. Seven Republicans campaigning to be US president are in a fight for survival in their last debate Saturday before the New Hampshire primary, battling to win over a significant number of undecided voters. / AFP / JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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