Bernie Sanders Wins Big in New Hampshire

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Bernie Sanders at a victory rally in New Hampshire. (Getty)

In a widely expected result, Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire primary by a significant margin. Sanders, who hails from neighboring Vermont, led most New Hampshire polling in the months prior to the primary election and was given a greater than 99 percent chance to win by election forecaster FiveThirtyEight.

Despite the loss, Clinton remained upbeat, thanking supporters and encouraging her supporters to keep up their enthusiasm:

The race moves on to the Nevada caucus on February 20, where (out-of-date) polling data shows Clinton significantly ahead.