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new hampshire 2020

Bernie Sanders projected to win New Hampshire primary

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is the projected winner of Tuesday's New Hampshire Democratic primary.

With 91.3 percent of precincts reporting, several news outlets are calling the race for Sanders, who has 25.9 percent of the vote. Former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg is close behind with 24.4 percent. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) also had a strong showing, receiving 19.8 percent of the vote. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is a distant fourth with 9.3 percent, followed by former Vice President Joe Biden with 8.4 percent.

Sanders won the New Hampshire primary in 2016, defeating eventual Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton by a margin of more than 22 percent.