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Barack Obama wins election in Hart’s Location, one of New Hampshire town that enjoys first vote-status


Barack Obama won election in Hart’s Location, one of two tiny New Hampshire villages that get to cast the first votes of the presidential race on Election Day.

Barack Obama won with 23 votes, Mitt Romney received 9 and Libertarian Gary Johnson received 1 vote.

In 2008, Barack Obama received 17 of the 29 votes cast.

Barack Obama won election in Hart's Location, one of two tiny New Hampshire villages that get to cast the first votes of the presidential race on Election Day

Barack Obama won election in Hart’s Location, one of two tiny New Hampshire villages that get to cast the first votes of the presidential race on Election Day

President Obama and Mitt Romney tied in Dixville Notch, the other New Hampshire town that enjoys first-vote status.

Each candidate received five votes – the first tie in Dixville Notch history.

In 2008, Barack Obama received 15 of the 21 votes cast.

The towns have proudly held their first-vote status since 1948.

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