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Profiles of declared N.H. Primary candidates, including audio clips gathered by NHPR reporters of candidates talking about the issues that matter to them.To see all of NHPR's 2016 Primary Coverage, click here. To see our Flickr album of Primary 2016 photos and political visits to the state, click here.Profiles & Stories by Candidate:Dr. Ben Carson (R)Hillary Clinton (D)Ted Cruz (R)Carly Fiorina (R)Mike Huckabee (R)Rand Paul (R)Marco Rubio (R)Bernie Sanders (D)

The Politics of Polling Ahead of the Primary

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We look at how pollsters collect data and how that data affects the political process in this upcoming 2016 presidential primary.


  • Andy Smith – Director of the UNH Survey Center
  • Peter Brown – Assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll


  • James Pindell – political Reporter for The Boston Globe, with a focus on the 2016 Presidential race. The Washington Post called him the "Insider's Insider" for his coverage of New Hampshire politics. He writes a daily update on the Presidential primary for The Globe called Ground Game.
  • Paul Steinhauser – Political director, political correspondent and anchor for NH1 News
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