Klobuchar tops 2020 Democrats in first three NH villages to cast ballots

Klobuchar tops 2020 Democrats in first three NH villages to cast ballots
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Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharSenators press Postal Service over complaints of slow delivery GOP sparks backlash after excluding election funds from COVID-19 bill Hillicon Valley: Feds warn hackers targeting critical infrastructure | Twitter exploring subscription service | Bill would give DHS cyber agency subpoena power MORE (D-Minn.) led the 2020 Democratic presidential field in three small villages where the first ballots were cast overnight in New Hampshire's primary, receiving a total of eight votes.

The Minnesota senator received two votes in Millsfield, while former Vice President Joe BidenJoe Biden2020 Democratic Party platform endorses Trump's NASA moon program Don't let Trump distract us from the real threat of his presidency Abrams: Trump 'doing his best to undermine our confidence' in voting system MORE, Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersGOP lawmaker: Democratic Party 'used to be more moderate' 4 reasons why Trump can't be written off — yet Progressives lost the battle for the Democratic Party's soul MORE (I-Vt.) and former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegFormer Indiana Gov. Joe Kernan dies How Republicans can embrace environmentalism and win In politics, as in baseball, it ain't over till it's over MORE each received one vote, WMUR reported.

In Hart’s Location, Klobuchar led with six votes, followed by Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Warren4 reasons why Trump can't be written off — yet Here are top contenders to be Biden's VP Kamala Harris to young Black women at conference: 'I want you to be ambitious' MORE (D-Mass.) with four, entrepreneur Andrew YangAndrew YangIs this the end of the 'college experience'? Biden campaign to take over 'Supernatural' star's Instagram for interview Hillicon Valley: Justice Department announces superseding indictment against WikiLeaks' Assange | Facebook ad boycott gains momentum | FBI sees spike in coronavirus-related cyber threats | Boston city government bans facial recognition technology MORE with three, Sanders with two, and Biden, Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardFinancial firms facing serious hacking threat in COVID-19 era Gabbard drops defamation lawsuit against Clinton It's as if a Trump operative infiltrated the Democratic primary process MORE (D-Hawaii) and businessman Tom SteyerTom SteyerSteyer endorses reparations bill, commits to working with Jackson Lee Progressive group launches M pro-Biden ad buy targeting young voters The Hill's Campaign Report: Jacksonville mandates face coverings as GOP convention approaches MORE with one each.


Sanders has led the Democratic field in the Granite State in most polls ahead of Tuesday’s first-in-the-nation primary, but Klobuchar has seen increased crowd sizes in the past week as well as polling indicating a possible third-place finish in the state behind the Vermont senator and Buttigieg. Her campaign said she raised $1 million during Friday’s Democratic debate and another $3 million over the weekend.

In Dixville Notch, which has kicked off midnight voting for the last several decades, former New York City Mayor Michael BloombergMichael BloombergHillicon Valley: Trump raises idea of delaying election, faces swift bipartisan pushback | Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google release earnings reports | Senators ask Justice Department to investigate TikTok, Zoom Meme group joins with Lincoln Project in new campaign against Trump The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Trump pivots on convention; GOP punts on virus bill MORE, who is not on the ballot, led with two write-in votes from Democrats, with Sanders and Buttigieg each receiving one vote. Bloomberg also received one write-in vote in Dixville Notch’s Republican primary.

The unincorporated area’s midnight vote was initially at risk earlier this year due to concerns that it did not have the minimum of five registered voters required for the tradition, but a new resident registered to vote in January, the TV station reported.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpOklahoma City Thunder players kneel during anthem despite threat from GOP state lawmaker Microsoft moving forward with talks to buy TikTok after conversation with Trump Controversial Trump nominee placed in senior role after nomination hearing canceled MORE was the top vote-getter among Republicans in the other villages, with 15 votes in Hart’s Location, WMUR noted. Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill WeldWilliam (Bill) WeldVermont governor, running for reelection, won't campaign or raise money The Hill's Campaign Report: Amash moves toward Libertarian presidential bid Libertarians view Amash as potential 2020 game changer for party MORE had four votes there, and New Hampshire native Mary Maxwell had one.

Trump led in Millsfield as well, with 16 votes. Weld had one.

Updated at 8:35 a.m.