On the trail: Don’t be so quick to write the New Hampshire primary’s obituary
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Posted on 3/15/2019 by
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According to legend, Mark Twain quipped that “the reports of my death are greatly exaggerated” after hearing rumors that he had died.

The same could be said today regarding New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary.

Every four years, some political reporters predict peril in the Granite State, which for a century has held the first primary in the nominating calendar.

In recent months, with the prospect of early voting in California’s presidential primary kicking off before New Hampshire votes, some news organizations once again envisioned doom and gloom.

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