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Dixville Notches Up First Results

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Just after midnight, voters turned out in their hordes...of the polling station in Dixville Notch.

The tiny village about three hours north of Concord, New Hampshire, lays claim to being the first to tally the first-in-the-nation primary votes.

Here's how Dixville Notch residents cast their ballots in the wee hours:

Bill Richardson: 1
John Edwards: 2
Barack Obama: 7

Rudy Giuliani: 1
Mitt Romney: 2
John McCain: 4

State law allows towns with fewer than 100 people to open at midnight and to close as soon as all registered voters have cast ballots.

This report includes Associated Press material.

This program aired on January 8, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.

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