Dixville Notch Votes: Kasich, Sanders Win Respective Primaries

Christine Rousselle
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Posted: Feb 09, 2016 12:07 AM
Dixville Notch Votes: Kasich, Sanders Win Respective Primaries

Dixville Notch, a small unincorporated community of nine registered voters nestled in New Hampshire's White Mountains, is the first place in the state to vote during each election. The midnight voting tradition dates back to 1960, making it the longest continuous streak of midnight voting in the country. While two other small New Hampshire communities will also vote at midnight this year, Dixville Notch's teeny-tiny election has the most notoriety and is referred to as the first vote in the nation.

This year's results: A close win for John Kasich over Donald Trump, and Bernie Sanders demolished Hillary Clinton.

Polls in the rest of New Hampshire close at 7:00 p.m., and it will certainly be interesting to see if this tiny community is an accurate barometer of the state's politics.

UPDATE: The Kasich camp is pretty stoked by this victory: