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Exit polls: New Hampshire Democrats trust Sanders

Exit polls: New Hampshire Democrats trust Sanders

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire Democratic primary after convincing voters that he was more honest and trustworthy than former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, according to early results of the exit poll conducted by Edison Research for The Associated Press and television networks.

Asked which of the two candidates is honest and trustworthy, nearly half said they thought only Sanders is, and nearly all of them voted for him. Few voters said only Clinton is honest and trustworthy while about 4 in 10 said both of the Democrats had those traits.

Clinton struggled similarly last week in Iowa's caucuses among people who said that honesty was an important...