Interactive: The road to 270
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GOP candidates' strategies
for New Hampshire
for New Hampshire
The former Massachusetts governor has worked hard to win the New Hampshire primary. The Wolfeboro, N.H., summer resident announced his candidacy in the state and has staked his campaign on a primary victory. He also won the endorsement of former Governor John H. Sununu.
The former House speaker has campaigned sporadically in New Hampshire, his campaign hampered after a defection by his national staff. He has spent time campaigning across the country, trying to build a base in an array of primary and caucus states.
The Texas congressman has not placed any special emphasis on New Hampshire, instead conducting a cross-country campaign for the GOP presidential nomination. Nonetheless, he has enjoyed legislative support as well as backing from libertarians in the "live-free-or-die" state.
The former Utah governor has staked his candidacy on a strong showing in the lead presidential primary state, transplanting his headquarters from Florida and pledging to boycott the Nevada caucuses when Republicans there threatened the timing of New Hampshire's vote.
The former Pennsylvania senator has been a regular campaigner in New Hampshire, casting himself as a reliably conservative figure in a state with a strong strain of conservatism. Nonetheless, he has consistently polled in the low single digits in the state.
The Texas governor made New Hampshire his second stop after announcing his candidacy in South Carolina in August, and touted local endorsements. But he has focused on Iowa in an effort to win the state's caucuses and carry it into the ensuing Granite State primary.
A week after his whisker-thin Iowa victory failed to quiet doubts about his candidacy, Mitt Romney won the New Hampshire primary by a decisive margin. (Boston Globe )
Mitt Romney’s opponents are determined to fight him in South Carolina, a state loaded with Tea Party and family-values conservatives. (Boston Globe)
The Texas congressman placed second after former Governor Mitt Romney, giving the candidate much-needed momentum as he heads south to South Carolina then Florida. (Boston Globe , 1/10/12)