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New Hampshire primary 2020: Recap and results

Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night, with Pete Buttigieg not far behind and an unexpectedly strong Amy Klobuchar in third. Follow analysis from Los Angeles Times journalists in New Hampshire.

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A voter prepares to cast his ballot during the New Hampshire primary.
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After millions of dollars and thousands of hours spent on the campaign trail, the Democratic presidential race hit its first primary election — New Hampshire, the state that has launched the careers of several presidents and dashed the hopes of many also-rans.

Sen. Bernie Sanders won the primary Tuesday night, with former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg not far behind and an unexpectedly strong Sen. Amy Klobuchar in third. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former Vice President Joe Biden finished a distant fourth and fifth, respectively. And two candidates’ campaigns didn’t survive the night.

Read the news of the day and the analysis of what the results mean, from Times reporters Mark Z. Barabak, Caroline S. Engelmayer, Evan Halper, Janet Hook and Melanie Mason in New Hampshire.

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