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Forget ‘one person, one vote.’ That’s not how conventions work

Nominations are made during party conventions, where the voices of a few hundred party insiders can outweigh millions of citizens.

Examples of presidential primary ballots were displayed in the Massachusetts State House last month to inform voters.

Thousands may have mistakenly registered for United Independent Party

Secretary of State William Galvin believes thousands may be enrolled in the United Independent Party when they mean to be unenrolled in a party.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/09/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/AFP_7H62V.jpg Carly Fiorina drops out of presidential race

Carly Fiorina announced on Facebook Wednesday that she is dropping out of the Republican presidential race.

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Christie had banked his campaign on a strong finish in New Hampshire, but finished sixth.

Retirements mean Baker will reshape high court

With three recent retirements and two more coming next year, Governor Charlie Baker has a chance to reshape the Supreme Judicial Court, one of the most influential state courts in the country.

Trump, Sanders tested their N.H. messages in 2014

The seeds of the New Hampshire primary’s stunning conclusion can be traced back to a single day nearly 22 months ago.

Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions

The bipartisan measure seeks to derail the country’s drive for nuclear weapons.

Political Happy Hour: February 10, 2010

Political Happy Hour: New Hampshire fallout | Jaywalking | Birds of a feather

Sanders, Trump take N.H.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke to supporters Tuesday.

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Trump crushes GOP rivals

Donald Trump now takes his swaggering, controversial campaign into more socially conservative states.

Opinion and Analysis


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/10/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/vennochi-1604.jpg How Bernie Sanders made Hillary Clinton look old

At 74, Sanders captivated the young and starry-eyed and beat Hillary Clinton’s policy ideas with a call for revolution.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/10/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/jacoby-1594.jpg New Hampshire Republicans sink their credibility

In handing victory to Donald Trump, N.H. voters stained, perhaps permanently, their reputation for discernment.

Opinion | Alex Kingsbury

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/09/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/187677460-1575.jpg Michael Bloomberg is the real winner in N.H.

In a year when conventions have shattered, why not a candidate who has marched to a different drum his entire career?

opinion | Scot Lehigh

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/10/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/lehigh-1603.jpg The end of the beginning

Republican primary voters shuffled the deck Tuesday, adding some clarity, but leaving lots for other states to decide.

Opinion | Eric Fehrnstrom

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/10/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/blanding02091610nhgop9met.jpg A punch-drunk Jeb Bush carries on

The origin of Bush’s woes was a flawed strategy that assumed he could run to the left of his party on immigration.

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Sanders’ win a threat for Clinton

Sanders trounced the presumptive Democratic nominee, which is likely to set off warning bells among the Democratic elite.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/09/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/kreiter_nhvotes2_met.jpg N.H. sends message to the next states in line

Granite State voters rejected the two foremost political dynasties in modern US politics in favor of anti-establishment candidates.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/10/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/160209_WALKER_10nhgoppic_12754X.jpg After traditional N.H. campaign, Kasich takes 2nd place in GOP race

Ohio Governor John Kasich appealed to independent voters and focused on a positive message.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/10/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/blanding02091610nhgop11met.jpg Jeb Bush faces mixed prospects after N.H.

Jeb Bush was hoping for a strong performance in New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/10/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/chin020916NHPrimaryNight_Rubio_met10.jpg For Marco Rubio, what a difference a week makes

Rubio’s numbers were a stinging disappointment for a candidate who brimmed with momentum after his strong finish in Iowa.

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Chris Christie had hoped for a strong finish in New Hampshire to propel his campaign.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/10/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/compbernietrump.jpg Polls show terror fears aided Trump, youth helped propel Sanders

Democratic voters valuing honesty or empathy over experience or electability propelled Bernie Sanders to a solid victory.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/07/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/160207_KDB_LACONIA_003-001.jpg Laconia may live up to its rep as a bellwether

The community chose Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton, and had Donald Trump and John Kasich finishing first and second.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/09/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/pigpolling.jpg Wayward pig shows up at New Hampshire polling place

A 600-pound sow sauntered toward a polling place in the town of Pelham on Tuesday as voters turned out to cast their ballots.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/09/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/10nhvoterspic02.jpg Long lines, traffic jams plague Merrimack polling place

It’s not pretty when a town like Merrimack, N.H., outgrows its election operation. The result? Long, long lines on primary day.

Ground Game


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/09/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/kreiter_nhvotes2_met.jpg N.H. sends message to the next states in line

Granite State voters rejected the two foremost political dynasties in modern US politics in favor of anti-establishment candidates.

Candidate interviews


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/19/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/clinton3.jpg Candidate conversations

The Globe’s James Pindell sits down with presidential candidates and hopefuls to discuss the race.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/01/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/davis_lynch1_met.jpg Watch: Political Happy Hour with Stephen Lynch

Political reporter Joshua Miller interviewed Representative Stephen Lynch.

Democratic endorsement tracker


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ENDORSEMENTS-web[1].jpg Tracking the N.H. endorsements of the Democratic candidates

Dozens of New Hampshire Democrats have rallied to support former US secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton’s second presidential bid.

Republican endorsement tracker


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/tracker-089.jpg Tracking the N.H. endorsements of the GOP candidates

Chris Christie, John Kasich, Jeb Bush, and Ted Cruz have picked up the most support from top party activists in the Granite State so far.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/helm150-1415.jpg Suspicion of US government reaches a new level in Texas

The conflict about the Jade Helm 15 exercise illustrates some of the most confounding political divisions in the country.

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