NH Could Be Decisive Battleground (The Boston Globe)


New Hampshire has only four electoral votes, but as The Boston Globe explains, the Granite State is considered to be one of the swing states for the upcoming presidential election.

“We’re not used to seeing a presidential campaign up here,’’ Government Professor Linda Fowler told The Boston Globe. “We’re a tiny state and our four puny electoral votes don’t attract attention. But they are this time.’’

The article explains the volatility that exists in New Hampshire and the role the state has played in previous elections. It cites the recently published New Hampshire State of the State poll released by Dartmouth’s Nelson A. Rockefeller Center that showed Mitt Romney (43.9 percent) with a slight lead over Barack Obama (42.4 percent) among the state’s voters.

Read the full story, published 4/24/12 by The Boston Globe.

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