BREAKING: Donald Trump Declared Winner of New Hampshire Primary; Kasich Comes in Second

Katie Pavlich
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Posted: Feb 09, 2016 5:57 PM
BREAKING: Donald Trump Declared Winner of New Hampshire Primary; Kasich Comes in Second

LIVE ELECTION RESULTS HERE

UPDATE 10:02 PM: With a sixth place finish in New Hampshire, Governor Chris Christie will not make the debate stage in South Carolina Saturday.

UPDATE 9:08 PM: Governor John Kasich has officially secured second place with 15 percent of the vote. 

After losing Iowa to rival Senator Ted Cruz, Donald Trump has been declared the winner of the New Hampshire primary. Although still early, Trump is doubling vote counts received by Governor John Kasich, who is sitting in second place. 

You can view live election results here.

According to Fox News exit polling, Trump won among voters who prioritized the economy, jobs, terrorism and wanting an outsider candidate to lead the country. Voters also agreed with Trump's stance to halt Muslim immigration. 

Moving onto South Carolina, where the next primary will be held on February 20, Trump is well ahead in the polls. Polling going into New Hampshire tonight were accurate for Trump.

Stay tuned for updates.

This post has been updated with additional information.