We’re just a day away from New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary, where Donald Trump hopes to make up for his loss to Ted Cruz in last week’s Iowa caucuses and Hillary Clinton hopes her momentum from a narrow win in Iowa will continue into the Granite State, where the Senator from neighboring Vermont has a double digit lead in the polls.
The outcome of Tuesday’s primary will have a big impact on the candidates’ momentum as they turn their focus to South Carolina, whose primary follows New Hampshire’s.
Who has the most to gain from a win in New Hampshire? Who has the most to lose from a poor performance? What are the issues that matter most to New Hampshire voters?
Frank Cohen, associate professor of political science at Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire
Lori Cox Han, professor in the Department of Political Science at Chapman University