Sanders projected to win the New Hampshire Democratic primary: NBC News


WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bernie Sanders is projected to win New Hampshire’s Democratic presidential primary on Tuesday, edging out rival Pete Buttigieg, solidifying his front-runner status in the nominating race, according to NBC News.

Sanders, a U.S. senator from neighboring Vermont, rolled to victory in the second contest in the race to pick a challenger to Republican President Donald Trump, fending off attacks from rivals who warned his far-left views would lead the party to defeat in the Nov. 3 election.

Buttigieg is expected to finish second.

Reporting by Ginger Gibson; Editing by Sonya Hepinstall