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Howard Dean finally gets religion

By Tumbler   February 2004

New Hampshire’s 15 minutes of fame The funny thing about the famous New Hampshire primary, taking place on 27th January, is that it is so easy to fix. Registered Republicans (36.5 per cent of registered voters) and Democrats (26 per cent) must vote in their own party’s primary. But voters registered as independent (37.5 per cent) can choose to vote in either primary – which accounts for the steady rise in the number of independents as smart voters try to intervene where it counts most. Four years ago, 155,500 independents turned out to vote in the 2000 primary, compared to…

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