Businessman Donald Trump and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders won with big leads in presidential primaries Tuesday in New Hampshire.
Trump won the Republican New Hampshire primary with 35.4 percent of the vote. He was far ahead of the next-highest vote getter, Ohio Governor John Kasich. Kasich won 15.7 percent of the Republican vote, according to The Associated Press (AP). Texas Senator Ted Cruz came in third, with 11.7 percent of the vote.
Sanders won the Democratic New Hampshire primary with 60.2 percent of the vote, according to the AP. Hillary Clinton was second, with 38.2 percent of the vote.
New Hampshire is the second state to vote on candidates to nominate for the 2016 presidential election. In Iowa's caucus on February 1, Cruz won the Republican vote and Clinton won the Democratic vote. (Read more about Iowa's caucus.)
The next contests will be on February 20. The Nevada Democratic caucus is on that date. So is the South Carolina Republican primary. The nominees for each party will be chosen at party conventions in July. The final vote is November 8.
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