Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

First votes cast in New Hampshire hamlets

February 9, 2016 AlJazeera America

Wendy Schiller, chair of the political science department, comments on the midnight turnout tradition in the New Hampshire primary. "It's the foundation of democracy," Schiller said. "Being able to vote at midnight, being able to be the first people voting for a new president, I think that still represents the ideal version of democracy."

First votes cast in New Hampshire hamlets (comments by Wendy Schiller) – AlJazeera America