Bloomberg pulls out win in tiny Dixville Notch, NH

Former New York City Mayor Michael BloombergMichael BloombergWHO leader issues warning on 'harmful' e-cigarettes Six months in, two challenges could define Biden's presidency Why Democrats' .5 trillion reconciliation bill is a losing game MORE pulled out a win early Tuesday in the small New Hampshire town of Dixville Notch, the first community to cast ballots in the New Hampshire presidential primary.

The billionaire businessman, a late entry to the 2020 Democratic primary race, had three write-in votes, according to USA Today, which added that they came from two Democrats and a Republican.

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersDemocrats say they have the votes to advance .5T budget measure Millennial momentum means trouble for the GOP Briahna Joy Gray: White House thinks extending student loan pause is a 'bad look' MORE (I-Vt.), the leader in recent Granite State polls, and former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegChasten Buttigieg: DC 'almost unaffordable' JD Vance takes aim at culture wars, childless politicians Poll: 73 percent of Democratic voters would consider voting for Biden in the 2024 primary MORE split the other two votes cast in Dixville Notch.


USA Today noted that Sen. Michael BennetMichael Farrand BennetLawmakers can't reconcile weakening the SALT cap with progressive goals How Sen. Graham can help fix the labor shortage with commonsense immigration reform For true American prosperity, make the child tax credit permanent MORE (D-Colo.) was the only 2020 White House hopeful to visit the Coos County village, which has five residents.

Bloomberg, who is not on the ballot in New Hampshire, is skipping some early primaries and caucuses and is instead focusing on the upcoming Super Tuesday contests. He soared to third place in a national Quinnipiac University poll out on Monday.

Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharBill would honor Ginsburg, O'Connor with statues at Capitol Overnight Health Care: CDC advises vaccinated to wear masks in high-risk areas | Biden admin considering vaccine mandate for federal workers Four senators call on Becerra to back importation of prescription drugs from Canada MORE (D-Minn.) was the winner in Hart’s Location and Millsfield, two other small New Hampshire villages that voted early in the morning. Klobuchar had six votes in Hart’s Location, according to WMUR, and two votes in Millsfield.

Klobuchar has drawn big crowds in New Hampshire over the past few days after a debate performance that received positive reviews. She hopes to pick up a boost and make a top-three finish behind Sanders and Buttigieg.

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenPelosi disputes Biden's power to forgive student loans Warren hits the airwaves for Newsom ahead of recall election Human rights can't be a sacrificial lamb for climate action MORE (D-Mass.) followed Klobuchar in Hart’s Location with four votes, while entrepreneur Andrew YangAndrew YangPoll: 73 percent of Democratic voters would consider voting for Biden in the 2024 primary Kings launch voting rights effort honoring John Lewis Eric Adams to meet with Biden on curbing gun violence MORE received three, Sanders received two and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenFirst lady leaves Walter Reed after foot procedure Biden backs effort to include immigration in budget package MyPillow CEO to pull ads from Fox News MORE, Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardTulsi Gabbard on Chicago mayor's decision to limit media interviews to people of color: 'Anti-white racism' Fox News says network and anchor Leland Vittert have 'parted ways' New co-chairs named for congressional caucus for millennials MORE (D-Hawaii) and businessman Tom SteyerTom SteyerOvernight Energy: 'Eye of fire,' Exxon lobbyist's comments fuel renewed attacks on oil industry | Celebrities push Biden to oppose controversial Minnesota pipeline | More than 75 companies ask Congress to pass clean electricity standard Celebrities push Biden to oppose controversial Minnesota pipeline Six things to watch as California heads for recall election MORE received one each.


In Millfield, Biden, Buttigieg and Sanders had one vote each.

“That was nice to wake up and find that out,” Klobuchar said Tuesday morning in Manchester, N.H., referring to the overnight results, according to The Washington Post.

The senator also reportedly pointed to Bloomberg's nationwide advertising when asked about his showing.

“He needs to be on the debate stage, and then I can be on equal footing with him,” she said. “I’m never going to beat him on the airwaves, but I can beat him on the debate stage.”

President TrumpDonald TrumpMyPillow CEO to pull ads from Fox News Haaland, Native American leaders press for Indigenous land protections Simone Biles, Vince Lombardi and the courage to walk away MORE was the top Republican vote-getter in Hart’s Location and Millsfield with 15 and 16 votes, respectively, WMUR added.

Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill WeldWilliam (Bill) WeldThe Memo: What now for anti-Trump Republicans? Ralph Gants, chief justice of Massachusetts supreme court, dies at 65 The Hill's Campaign Report: Biden visits Kenosha | Trump's double-voting suggestion draws fire | Facebook clamps down on election ads MORE (R) had four votes in Hart's Location and one vote in Millsfield. Concord, N.H., native Mary Maxwell also had one vote in Hart's Location, according to the Manchester TV station.

Updated at 10:50 a.m.