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New Hampshire

Democracy’s Close-Up: Images of the 2016 New Hampshire Primary

The campaigning—and protesting—continues as votes roll in on the day of the nation’s first primary.

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    A security guard stands between Senator Marco Rubio and a man dressed as a robot during a visit to a polling station in Bedford on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

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    A man stands in a voting booth at a polling station in Manchester on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

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    A man holding campaign signs supporting Jeb Bush stands on the side of the road near a polling station in Bedford on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

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    Voters arrive to cast their ballots in the first-in-the-nation New Hampshire presidential primary at the Chichester Town Hall in Chichester on Tuesday, Feb. 9. 

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    Voters at Chichester Town Hall on Feb. 9.

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    Polls suggest that Republican Donald Trump maintains a dominant lead against his rivals in New Hampshire ahead of today’s primary.

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    Election moderator Ewen MacKinnon places a ballot in the box at Chichester Town Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

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    A reporter for the Conway Daily Sun looks at a watch before voting begins in Hart’s Location on Monday, Feb. 8. 

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    Election officials Les Schoof, left, and Nancy Ritger, center, certify votes at the town-hall polling site in Hart’s Location on Tuesday, Feb. 9. 

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    Election official Nancy Ritger tallies votes at the town-hall polling site in Hart’s Location on Tuesday, Feb. 9. 

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    A resident hands an election official a Republican ballot at the town-hall polling site in Hart’s Location.

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    Attendees wait for Donald Trump before a campaign event at the Verizon Center in Manchester on Monday, Feb. 8. 

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    A protester dressed as a Klan member demonstrates before a campaign event for Donald Trump at the Verizon Center in Manchester on Monday, Feb. 8. 

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    Nontraditional presidential candidate Vermin Supreme speaks with Senator Ted Cruz outside a campaign stop at The American Legion Henry J. Sweeney Post in Manchester on Monday, Feb. 8. 

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    An attendee photographs a "Cruz missile" display mounted on a truck outside a campaign event for Senator Ted Cruz in Barrington on Monday, Feb. 8.

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    Chris Christie speaks during a town hall event at the Gilchrist Metal Co. in Hudson on Monday, Feb. 8.

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    Senator Marco Rubio adjusts his tie before an interview during a campaign stop at Norton's Cafe in Nashua on Monday, Feb. 8.

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    Attendees cheer as Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during a campaign event in Portsmouth on Feb. 7.

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    A Donald Trump impersonator preforms outside a town-hall event before the arrival of Senator Ted Cruz in Peterborough on Sunday, Feb. 7. 

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    Hillary Clinton stands for a selfie photograph with attendees during a campaign event in Concord on Saturday, Feb. 6.

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    Attendees listen as Chris Christie speaks during a town hall event in Hampton on Sunday, Feb. 7. 

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    A child stands among attendees listening to John Kasich during a town hall event in Nashua on Sunday, Feb. 7. 

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    Jeb Bush gestures toward a patron after eating lunch at MaryAnn's Diner in Derry on Friday, Feb. 5. 

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    Barbara Bush, former U.S. first lady, greets a patron after having lunch with her son Jeb Bush at MaryAnn's Diner in Derry. 

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    Carly Fiorina speaks during a campaign event in Merrimack on Friday, Feb. 5. 

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    A demonstrator holds signs displaying images of Senator Ted Cruz on a Canadian maple leaf outside a town hall event in Salem on Friday, Feb. 5.

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    Attendees are seen through a garage door waiting for the arrival of Chris Christie at a campaign event in Milford on Feb. 3. 

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    The campaign bus for Senator Marco Rubio arrives for an event at the Globe Manufacturing facility in Pittsfield on Wednesday, Feb. 3.