2016 New Hampshire Presidential Primary

Welcome to the premier source for information on the 2016 First in the Nation Presidential Primary.  Click on a candidate image to learn about his or her issue positions. 

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Democrats in New Hampshire

Bernie Sanders

NH Polling: 46%  
Raised: $15,112,749      
Spent: $2,952,884      

Hillary Clinton

NH Polling: 30%    
Raised: $47,053,724   
Spent: $18,203,588        

Martin O'Malley

NH Polling: 2%      
Raised: $1,986,144        
Spent: $672,008        

Jim Webb

NH Polling: 1%  
No finance data      

Lincoln Chafee

NH Polling: <1%    
Raised: $392,743        
Spent: $63,757        


Sources: CNN/WMUR 9/17-9/23, Federal Election Commission

Republicans in New Hampshire

Donald Trump

NH Polling: 26%    
Raised: $1,902,410        
Spent: $1,414,674        

Carly Fiorina

NH Polling: 16%  
Raised: $1,699,127      
Spent: $708,470      

Marco Rubio

NH Polling: 9%    
Raised: $7,865,940        
Spent: $2,248,849        

Ben Carson

NH Polling: 8%      
Raised: $10,624,399      
Spent: $5,879,088        

Jeb Bush

NH Polling: 7%    
Raised: $11,429,897    
Spent: $3,078,087      

John Kasich

NH Polling: 7%    
No finance data    

Chris Christie

NH Polling: 5%        
No finance data        

Ted Cruz

NH Polling: 5%        
Raised: $14,049,037      
Spent: $5,771,455      

Rand Paul

NH Polling: 3%    
Raised: $5,295,404    
Spent: $2,721,952      

Jim Gilmore

NH Polling: 1%      
No finance data      

Lindsey Graham

NH Polling: 1%        
Raised: $2,173,151      
Spent: $1,115,334      

Mike Huckabee

NH Polling: <1%        
Raised: $1,997,211      
Spent: $1,111,740      

Bobby Jindal

NH Polling: <1%    
Raised: $578,759        
Spent: $65,044        

George Pataki

NH Polling: <1%    
Raised: $255,795        
Spent: $48,175        

Rick Santorum

NH Polling: <1%    
Raised: $605,936        
Spent: $386,410        


Sources: CNN/WMUR 9/17-9/23, Federal Election Commission


FIRST! Understanding NH's Presidential Primary

A lot has happened in the 100 years since New Hampshire held its first presidential primary. This fall, you can learn about it all through a free, Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) offered by the University of New Hampshire. 


Primary Countdown


, 2016

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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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