The 2020 New Hampshire primary

By Meg Wagner, Fernando Alfonso III, Mike Hayes and Veronica Rocha, CNN

Updated 1:50 AM ET, Wed February 12, 2020
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8:57 p.m. ET, February 11, 2020

Klobuchar will add staff in Super Tuesday states, aide says

From CNN's Kyung Lah

A senior aide to Amy Klobuchar said the campaign is ready to capitalize on their momentum with infrastructure expansion.

In Nevada, Klobuchar already has 50 staff on the ground, per the aide. By Saturday, the campaign says it will have staff deployed in several Super Tuesday states, as it looks to rapidly expand.  

8:55 p.m. ET, February 11, 2020

Buttigieg source says early results predict it'll be a good night

From CNN's Abby Phillip

A source inside the Pete Buttigieg campaign says the early results tonight look to be pointing in a good direction for Buttigieg because...

  • They believe they will finish well ahead of the two contenders who were leading him going into the race: Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden.
  • Amy Klobuchar is running strong, but they are confident they’re in a stronger position after New Hampshire: They have 77 staffers in Nevada and more than 55 in South Carolina. 
  • Source says they believe they’ll have a strong finish that will give them the momentum and money they need going into Nevada and South Carolina. 

With 37% of the estimated vote in, Buttigieg is No. 2 with 23.7%, just behind Bernie Sanders, who has 27.5%

8:47 p.m. ET, February 11, 2020

Elizabeth Warren thanks supporters and her dog Bailey

From CNN's Lauren Dezenski

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Bill Sikes/AP

Elizabeth Warren made it clear her campaign will continue beyond New Hampshire. “I am here to get big things done,” Warren told supporters.

Warren addressed her election night crowd in Manchester less than 30 minutes after polls closed entirely in New Hampshire, where early returns showed her in fourth place behind Amy Klobuchar. Every other candidate who has spoken thus far tonight has dropped out because of disappointing returns.

“Our best chance of beating Donald Trump is with a candidate that will work … a candidate who can build a campaign to unite our party and a candidate who can build a movement who is ready to take on corruption and win,” Warren said, repeating common refrains from her stump speech. 

“Amy and I are the only candidates in this race who are not either billionaires or supported by Super PACs,” Warren said of she and Klobuchar.  

Expectations were high for Warren’s performance in New Hampshire -- she has served as a senator in neighboring Massachusetts since 2012. 

“Tonight, I am here to say thank you,” Warren said, adding her thanks for every volunteer, door knocker and volunteer, as well as her husband and “good boy,” her photogenic golden retriever Bailey.

8:42 p.m. ET, February 11, 2020

Sen. Michael Bennet drops out of race


Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet is dropping out of the presidential race. He focused his campaign on New Hampshire but got little pickup in the polls.

Watch more analysis on Bennet here:

8:50 p.m. ET, February 11, 2020

Elizabeth Warren: If we're going to beat Trump, we need a "huge turnout within our party"

Speaking to supporters in Manchester, New Hampshire this evening, Sen. Elizabeth Warren called on voters to head to the polls this November to beat President Trump.

"If we're going to beat Donald Trump in November we're going to need huge turnout within our party," Warren said. "And to get that turnout, we will need a nominee that the broadest coalition within our party feels like they can get behind."


8:25 p.m. ET, February 11, 2020

Here are the top 4 candidates with 20% of precincts reporting

Sen. Bernie Sanders continues to lead with 27.7% of the vote in the New Hampshire primary with 20% of precincts reporting.

Sanders is followed by Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Watch analysis here:

8:23 p.m. ET, February 11, 2020

Watch Andrew Yang speak to his supporters


Any minute now Andrew Yang is expected to speak after the presidential primary in New Hampshire. 

Yang plans to announce he is suspending his presidential campaign during a speech Tuesday night in New Hampshire, two sources tell CNN.

You can watch it live here.

Watch the moment Yang makes the announcement:

8:09 p.m. ET, February 11, 2020

Trump wins New Hampshire GOP primary

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Mark Wilson/Getty Images

President Trump will win the New Hampshire GOP primary, CNN projects.

8:14 p.m. ET, February 11, 2020

These are the top 4 candidates right now

With just 14% of precincts reporting in New Hampshire, Sen. Bernie Sanders has pulled ahead with 28.3% of the vote.

In second is Pete Buttigieg, followed by Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Watch more results: