New Hampshire Primary 2012: Check Live Results Here
New Hampshire Primary is on January 10, 2012. Check Here for Results
The New Hampshire primary is the first primary of Election 2012, and it takes place on January 10. Polls are mostly open at 8am ET and close at 7pm ET, though some open as early as 7am and close as late as 8pm. Find your polling place here and double-check poll opening times. Absentee ballots must be recorded by 5pm.
You can follow the live results from the NH primary as they come in via the links below.
- New Hampshire Primary Results 2012 (Live)
- New Hampshire Primary 2012 Coverage: Fox News
- NH Primary Coverage: The Guardian
- Washington Times: New Hampshire Primary Live Chat (7pm ET/4pm PT)
Note that you do not need photo ID to vote in the New Hampshire primary.
Republican Candidates: New Hampshire Primary 2012
The main Republican candidates, in order of average poll position as determined by RCP:
- Mitt Romney (home turf advantage)
- Rick Santorum
- Newt Gingrich
- Ron Paul (2nd in NH polls)
- Rick Perry
- Jon Huntsman
There are actually 29 Republican candidates competing in the New Hampshire primary, including single-issue and protest candidates, who have no hope of making a major impact.
Mitt Romney, based on his overall poll standings, is very likely to win the New Hampshire primary.
[Update: Mitt Romney is, as predicted, headed for victory in the New Hampshire primary, and is followed by Ron Paul and Jon Huntsman. The polls are not yet closed.]
There is a Democratic Primary, Too
Barack Obama is the incumbent President and, realistically, a lock for the Democratic nomination. However, there is a Democratic primary in New Hampshire, in which Obama and 13 other candidates (including Vermin Supreme) are competing.