2016 New Hampshire Presidential Primary

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Democrats in New Hampshire

Bernie Sanders

NH Polling: 52%  
Raised: $41,171,966      
Spent: $14,060,230      

Hillary Clinton

NH Polling: 45%    
Raised: $76,045,487   
Spent: $43,055,988        

Martin O'Malley

NH Polling: 5%    
Raised: $3,203,744        
Spent: $2,397,757        


Sources: CBS News/YouGov 11/15-11/19, Federal Election Commission

Republicans in New Hampshire

Donald Trump

NH Polling: 22%    
Raised: $5,735,515        
Spent: $5,440,691        

Marco Rubio

NH Polling: 11%    
Raised: $13,872,077        
Spent: $6,687,639        

Ben Carson

NH Polling: 10%        
Raised: $31,274,992      
Spent: $20,002,458      

Ted Cruz

NH Polling: 9%      
Raised: $26,437,929      
Spent: $12,659,025        

John Kasich

NH Polling: 9%    
Raised: $4,374,839        
Spent: $1,732,889        

Jeb Bush

NH Polling: 8%        
Raised: $24,765,380      
Spent: $14,494,251      

Chris Christie

NH Polling: 4%    
Raised: $4,188,864        
Spent: $2,802,417        

Carly Fiorina

NH Polling: 4%      
Raised: $8,447,714      
Spent: $2,898,526        

Rand Paul

NH Polling: 3%        
Raised: $9,348,338      
Spent: $7,221,129      

Mike Huckabee

NH Polling: 1%        
Raised: $3,234,967      
Spent: $2,473,556      

Lindsey Graham

NH Polling: <1%        
Raised: $4,745,800      
Spent: $3,094,501      

George Pataki

NH Polling: <1%    
Raised: $409,309          
Spent: $395,738        

Rick Santorum

NH Polling: <1%    
Raised: $992,221        
Spent: $779,145        

Jim Gilmore

No polling data      
Raised: $105,807          
Spent: $71,422        


Sources: Boston Globe/Suffolk 11/17-11/19, Federal Election Commission


Primary Countdown


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About First in the Nation

By state law, every four years New Hampshire holds the first Presidential Primary in the United States.  Click here to read about some of the notable history surrounding New Hampshire's First in the Nation Primary.

Our partners at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics are celebrating the 100th Anniversary of New Hampshire's Presidential Primary.  Click here to learn more about how the NHIOP and its partner, AARP New Hampshire, are helping to make citizens aware of the importance of NH's first-in-the-nation position in the Presidential primaries.

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