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Klobuchar projected to finish in top 3 in New Hampshire

NBC News reports Sanders, Buttigieg and Klobuchar are all expected to pick up delegates in the Democratic primary.

CONCORD, N.H. — Sen. Amy Klobuchar is firmly in the top 3 in the New Hampshire primary as of 7:45 p.m. CT, behind Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg. 

NBC News projects she will finish the night in that top 3.

Klobuchar started the day with promising news: three small towns in New Hampshire gave her eight early votes after winning Harts Location and Millsfield, which has a combined population of 64 people according to the 2010 census.

Voters in Harts Location, Millsfield and Dixville Notch cast their votes shortly after midnight Tuesday morning. Michael Bloomberg, who isn't on the ballot, took the first two votes by winning the Dixville Notch Township as a write-in.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar is firmly in the top 3 in the New Hampshire primary as of 7:45 p.m. CT, behind Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg. 

NBC News projects she will finish the night in that top 3.

Democrat Andrew Yang, an entrepreneur who created buzz for his presidential campaign by championing a universal income that would give every American adult $1,000 per month, suspended his 2020 bid on Tuesday.

Colorado Sen. Michael Benet also ended his 2020 Democratic presidential bid after he pinned his campaign's hopes on New Hampshire

President Donald Trump has easily won New Hampshire's Republican primary against minimal opposition.

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