DNC chair warns Haley she’ll need a different path in South Carolina than in New Hampshire

As South Carolina voters head to the polls to cast their primary ballot, Democrats are reminding former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley they are not on her side. 

Haley won 60% of self-described independent voters, outpacing Trump in that voting group, but the former president ultimately won the New Hampshire primary with 54% of the vote compared to her 45%. New Hampshire is an open primary, which means independents can legally participate in either the Republican or Democratic primaries; however, Democrats couldn’t vote in the GOP primary. 

In Haley’s home state of South Carolina, Democrats can vote in the Republican presidential primary, but not both. The Democratic presidential nomination process started Saturday in The Palmetto State, and blue party officials have a message for Haley, Trump’s only rival: “South Carolina Democrats are not going to vote for you.” 

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