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Study: One-fifth of potential NH primary voters weren’t able to vote in 2020

01-17-2024 2:47 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

About one-fifth of potential voters in next week’s presidential primary weren’t here in 2020 or couldn’t vote in the last primary, according to a UNH study, reflecting the fact that while New Hampshire’s population isn’t growing very fast, it is...


Another Republican debate is canceled after Haley says she’ll only participate if Trump does, too

01-17-2024 1:15 PM

By MEG KINNARD

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Another Republican presidential debate has been canceled after Nikki Haley’s refusal to participate in any forum that doesn’t also include former President Donald Trump, meaning that for the first time in years there will not be an...


Some NH residents want better answers from the 2024 candidates on the opioid crisis

01-17-2024 10:24 AM

By HOLLY RAMER

ROCHESTER, N.H. — Kristina Amyot’s life has drastically improved since the last New Hampshire primary, but she isn’t confident the current candidates will help others achieve the same success.Amyot, 36, spent more than half her life struggling with...


NH gets its turn after Trump’s big win in Iowa puts new pressure on Haley and DeSantis

01-16-2024 7:21 PM

By HOLLY RAMER, BILL BARROW and JEFFREY COLLINS

After Donald Trump’s record victory in the Iowa caucuses, New Hampshire voters now get their turn to decide just how competitive the Republican nominating fight will be as the former president continues to dominate his party.Former U.N. Ambassador...


Educators continue to fight against divisive concepts law

01-16-2024 5:14 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

In the continuing fight against the “divisive concepts” law restricting how New Hampshire educators discuss topics such as race, gender identity and sexual orientation in classrooms, was back before a federal judge on Tuesday.The plaintiffs were...


NH voter guide: Local polling locations and hours of operations

01-16-2024 3:00 PM

Polling locations and hours of operations in the Monitor’s coverage area are as follows:Allenstown: St. Jean the Baptist Parish Hall, 10 School St., 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.Andover: Andover Elementary School, 20 School St., 8 a.m. to 7...


Haley says she won’t debate DeSantis in NH unless Trump participates

01-16-2024 11:43 AM

By MEG KINNARD

DES MOINES, Iowa — Nikki Haley said Tuesday that she wouldn’t participate in the next Republican presidential debate unless former President Donald Trump takes part in it, leaving Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis as the only candidate committed to Thursday’s...


With Haley finishing third in Iowa caucuses, all eyes turn to NH 

01-16-2024 9:02 AM

By STEVE PEOPLES, THOMAS BEAUMONT and HANNAH FINGERHUT

Former President Donald Trump scored a record-setting win in the Iowa caucuses on Monday with his rivals languishing far behind, a victory that affirmed his grip on the 2024 Republican presidential nomination.In what was the lowest-turnout caucus in a...


Trump wins Iowa caucuses in crucial victory at the outset of the Republican presidential campaign

01-15-2024 9:09 PM

By STEVE PEOPLES, THOMAS BEAUMONT and HANNAH FINGERHUT

DES MOINES, Iowa — Donald Trump won the Iowa caucuses Monday, a crucial victory at the outset of the Republican primary that reinforces the former president’s bond with his party’s voters even as he faces extraordinary legal challenges that could...


NH polling place policies to know ahead of primary

01-15-2024 1:00 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

There won’t be many changes in the way New Hampshire’s polling places are run during the Jan. 23 presidential primary compared to past elections, although there will be one interesting difference: You don’t have reason to go topless anymore.In a...


NH sees 15 voter fraud convictions since 2016

01-15-2024 12:45 PM

By MARK HAYWARD

When the presidential primary takes place early next year, would-be voters who register at the polls will face a new law designed to thwart illegal voting.If the newly minted voters don’t produce an ID, they will be registered and their votes will be...


On the Trail (From Iowa): Christie’s departure expected to give Haley a bigger boost

01-12-2024 4:18 PM

By PAUL STEINHAUSER

How much Chris Christie’s 2024 exit is impacting the race for the Republican presidential nomination depends on where you are.On the day after he dropped out, the candidate who benefited most from the former New Jersey governor’s departure – former...


Manchin says Super Tuesday will offer clarity on need for a third-party candidate

01-12-2024 12:54 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Iowa and New Hampshire are about to kick off the 2024 presidential nominating process, but Sen. Joe Manchin said Friday it won’t become clear until March whether there’s a path for a third-party candidate.The West Virginia Democrat...


Christie ends his presidential bid, says stopping Trump is more important than personal ambition

01-10-2024 7:57 PM

By STEVE PEOPLES, JILL COLVIN and HOLLY RAMER

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday suspended his Republican presidential bid just days before Iowa’s leadoff caucuses, ceding to growing pressure to drop out of the race from those desperate to deny Donald Trump a glidepath to the...


Rep. Laurie Sanborn’s future remains unclear as 2024 House session enters second week

01-10-2024 2:39 PM

By JOSH ROGERS

The political fall out for Rep. Laurie Sanborn, one of the top ranking lawmakers in the New Hampshire House, remains uncertain — nearly two weeks since the state suspended the casino license held by her husband, former state Sen. Andy Sanborn.Rep....


On The Trail: Christie’s not caving, Haley in striking distance of Trump

01-10-2024 11:51 AM

By PAUL STEINHAUSER

The pressure’s rising on Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie to drop out of the White House race ahead of the New Hampshire primary to give rival Nikki Haley a boost as she aims to close the gap with former President Donald Trump, the...


Attorney general’s office accuses DNC of voter suppression for calling primary ‘meaningless’ 

01-08-2024 5:08 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

New Hampshire attorney John Formella is accusing national Democrats of violating the state’s voter suppression laws by discouraging voters from participating in the primary later this month.Formella issued a cease and desist order on Monday in...


Liz Cheney: ‘The world will be watching’ NH on primary day

01-08-2024 4:38 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

HANOVER — Speaking on the eve of the three-year anniversary of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, and with just weeks until the first-in-the-nation New Hampshire Republican presidential primary, former Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney came to Hanover on Friday with a...


On the Trail: Do NH voters ‘correct’ Iowa caucus results?

01-06-2024 11:00 AM

By PAUL STEINHAUSER

With just a week and a half to go until the Iowa caucuses kick off the Republican presidential nominating calendar – followed eight days later by the New Hampshire primary – the verbal fireworks between the leading contenders are firing back and...


NH House passes bill to ban gender-affirming care for minors, sending bill to Senate

01-04-2024 2:45 PM

By ETHAN DEWITT

The New Hampshire House passed a bill to ban gender-affirming procedures for minors Thursday, in a 199-175 vote that edges the bill closer to Gov. Chris Sununu’s desk.House Bill 619 would prohibit a doctor or other health care professional from...



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