Donald Trump's Secret Weapon in Winning New Hampshire - 2016-02-10

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F0.png Donald Trump's Secret Weapon in Winning New Hampshire February 10, 2016, Dawn Chmielewski, Vox

Uncovering and explaining how our digital world is changing — and changing us.

Donald Trump cruised to an early victory in the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary, despite the lack of a sophisticated ground game in the state.

The blunt-talking billionaire relied on his cult of personality to propel him to a first-place finish in the absence of a sophisticated field operation built on data and voter targeting. But Trump's anti-establishment campaign — and supporters of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who handily won the Democratic primary — benefitted from technology that helped mobilize legions of volunteers in the Granite State.

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