New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Says Primary Voters Are ‘Engaged,’ Projects Record Turnout

“New Hampshire is not about having the most diverse population. I think the nominating process added Nevada and South Carolina in a way to ensure that diversity is reflected. What’s important in New Hampshire is that we have a very engaged electorate. We have one of the highest voter turnouts of any state in the country. And we need to be able to have a place where you can come, if you don’t have the most money and name recognition, and be able to talk to voters about your vision for the country and where we need to take America.”

…“I’ve been involved in Democratic politics for a long time. I remember the fight between the liberal wing and the moderate wing when I was working for Jimmy Carter. So this is not unusual and not surprising. And I think the important thing is that every Democratic candidate is talking about expanding health care to all Americans.”

…”We’ve been doing the New Hampshire primary for about 100 years now. I have every expectation and belief that people will be enthusiastic, and then it will go very well.”

New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Says Primary Voters Are ‘Engaged,’ Projects Record Turnout | Here & Now

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