Biden avoids embarrassment in New Hampshire primary with write-in campaign win

President Joe Biden has prevailed in New Hampshire‘s unsanctioned 2024 Democratic primary after a campaign by his supporters to write his name on ballots in the state.

Biden, an incumbent president who currently has more primary challengers than former President Donald Trump, won the Democratic primary with 73.7% of the vote, according to the Associated Press on Tuesday.

Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and author Marianne Williamson received 21.2% and 4.5% of the vote, respectively.

The White House and Biden’s campaign have tiptoed around the prospect of a political embarrassment for the president in New Hampshire after he pressed the Democratic National Committee to demote the Granite State on his party’s primary calendar, despite a state law that its nominating contest be the first in the nation. There was also a late push to write-in “ceasefire” instead of “Biden” in protest of his response
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