Sanders sneaks ahead as first votes cast in New Hampshire

On the Republican side, John Kasich won three votes to two for Donald Trump


Afp February 09, 2016
PHOTO: REUTERS

MANCHESTER, US: Three small communities in New Hampshire kicked off voting for Tuesday's crucial first presidential primary in the 2016 US election cycle, in a symbolic piece of traditional political theater.

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Residents in Dixville Notch, near the border with Canada, voted as the clock struck midnight and the results were in just minutes later, with Bernie Sanders taking four Democratic votes, while former secretary of state Hillary Clinton received none.

On the Republican side, John Kasich won three votes to two for Donald Trump.

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"Early momentum as John Kasich wins GOP vote in Dixville Notch! Let's keep it going, New Hampshire," said a Kasich tweet.

Also going to the polls early were Hart's Location and Millsfield.

The main polls in New Hampshire open at 6:00 am (1100 GMT).

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