It is not new for Vermonters to split their tickets, electing liberal members of Congress while supporting Republican governors.
Viewed as the current front-runner, the Vermont senator was attacked from all sides by his Democratic rivals for his views on Medicare for All, his voting record on firearms and for his recent comments about Cuba.
The Democratic presidential candidate will appear at the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction on Town Meeting night.
After earlier arguing over electability, the billionaire former New York mayor referred to the Vermont senator as a communist, a remark that Sanders angrily condemned as a ‘cheap shot.’
The Vermont senator beat out former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Amy Klouchar in the popular vote.
Although the Vermont senator won a narrow victory in Tuesday’s primary, some of those who went to the polls believe Sanders would face difficulty in galvanizing moderates in a race against President Trump.
The Vermonter may have won the 2016 New Hampshire presidential primary, but that’s not stopping his 2020 Democratic opponents from scrambling to beat him in Tuesday’s first-in-the-nation vote.
Sanders didn’t take the bait when he was criticized for being a socialist during a recent debate.
The impeachment trial over, Sanders looks for a decisive win in New Hampshire after the chaos in Iowa.
The two Democratic presidential candidates, who are neck and neck in the polls in New Hampshire after splitting the delegates in Iowa, went head-to-head during Friday’s televised debate.
With 97% of precincts reporting vote tallies, Sanders leads the popular vote by 6,000 over his closest rival.
Solid showings by Buttigieg and Sanders are overshadowed by tabulation problems.
Just 1.93% of the votes had been counted late last night. Results won’t be in until later today.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and former Vice President Joe Biden had strong showings while Sen. Elizabeth Warren tangled with Mayor Pete Buttigieg.