Trump easily wins GOP nod in Granite State

NASHUA – President Donald Trump strolled to an easy victory in New Hampshire Tuesday in the first-in-the-nation primary.

With 259 of 301 precincts reporting, the president earned 85.47% of the overall vote, with former Mass. Gov. Bill Weld getting just 9.2%. Trump earned 117,780 votes to Weld’s 12,678.

There were 3,768 write-in votes, and no other candidate received more than 1% of the total votes cast.

Early in the evening Tuesday, Trump tweeted, “Bootedgeedge (Buttigieg) is doing pretty well tonight. Giving Crazy Bernie a run for his money. Very interesting!”


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