BREAKING: Trump and Sanders Win the New Hampshire Primaries

U.S. Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump makes a point as he formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during an event at Trump Tower in New York June 16, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid - RTX1GRB9

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have been declared the winners of the New Hampshire primaries, the first primaries of this election season.

The Sanders campaign thanked their supporters publicly on their Facebook page this evening:

Clinton’s campaign manager, Robby Mook, officially conceded defeat in a statement:

“After splitting the first two contests, an outcome we’ve long anticipated, attention will inevitably focus on the next two of the ‘early four’ states: Nevada and South Carolina. We’ve built first-rate organizations in each state and we feel very good about our prospects for success.”

According to exit polls Democratic voters ranked “honesty” and “trustworthiness” as the most important candidate attributes, which they related more to Sanders than to Clinton

We will continue to update this story as official numbers come in.


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