Trump has early lead

Donald Trump
FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2015, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump smiles as he arrives at a campaign stop at the White Mountain Athletic Club in Waterville Valley, N.H. The Republican establishment has flexed its muscle in New Hampshire’s presidential primaries for years. But in the unpredictable 2016 election, the state’s standard political playbook faces challenges on two fronts. Trump’s brash brand of populism is resonating with voters, sustaining a commanding lead in statewide preference polls for months. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)

DIXVILLE, N.H. (AP) – Donald Trump has gotten off to a quick, early lead in the 2016 presidential election, winning over the voters of three New Hampshire precincts by a 32-25 margin over Hillary Clinton.

Polls in the tiny New Hampshire towns of Dixville, Hart’s Location and Millsfield opened just after midnight and closed as soon as everyone had voted.

Clinton won more votes in Dixville and Hart’s Location, but Trump was the overwhelming favorite in Millsfield, with a 16-4 edge.

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