The first Presidential Preferences Primary election on the United States began on Tuesday in New hampshire.
The first Presidential Preferences Primary election on the United States began on Tuesday in New hampshire. An unexpected and heavy snowstorm hit many areas, and for a time seemed to cut down the number of people voting in the poll.
When the results were announced it proved a surprise victory for the Ambassador to South Vietnam Mr. Cabot Lodge. A write-in candidate, Mr. Lodge was the Republican choice. He polled 33,521 votes to 21,775 votes polled by the man who came second, Mr. Barry Goldwater. Mr. Nelson Rockefeller was third with 19,496.
There was no official contest for Presidential choice among the State's Democrats, but they had been asked to write will be his party's taken for granted that President Johnson will be his party's candidate. However heavy support was shown for Attorney-General Robert Kennedy. He polled 25,861 votes to Johnson's 29,635.