Thursday, February 11, 2016

How Hillary Clinton Might Actually Win In N.H., Even Though She Lost Big

Updated February 10, 20165:51 PM ET Published February 10, 20163:27 PM ET


Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at her first-in-the-nation presidential primary campaign rally on Tuesday in Hooksett, N.H.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at her first-in-the-nation presidential primary campaign rally on Tuesday in Hooksett, N.H.
Matt Rourke/AP

This post was updated at 4:50 p.m. ET to reflect revised delegate counts
Bernie Sanders delivered the second-biggest rout in New Hampshire Democratic primary history last night, besting Hillary Clinton by 22 percentage points.
That's important, because it hands him a crushing victory, lots of momentum and money to help him staff up for a potentially long fight against Clinton. And with that huge win, one might think that Sanders would end up with the majority of delegates.

But Clinton may very well wind up with more of them (or at least be closer in the delegate count than the proportion of the vote total).
Here's why:

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