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4 Republican candidates in NH this week as political season heats up

4 Republican candidates in NH this week as political season heats up

Campaign season is heating up with four presidential candidates set to hit the Granite State in the next few days.It’s only June, but the primary season is here and the race to the debate stage has already started. Vivek Ramaswamy was in Durham Sunday afternoon with former Rep. Tulsi Gabbard. He’s also in Alton Sunday night for a town hall.On Tuesday, Former President Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis are holding dueling events at 10 a.m.Trump is headlining the New Hampshire Federation of Republican Women’s Lilac Luncheon in Concord, and DeSantis is holding a campaign event in Hollis.Meanwhile, Nikki Haley will be holding events on Tuesday and Wednesday in Hollis, Portsmouth and Manchester.Political analysts told News 9 Sunday that with Trump leading in the polls, it’s going to be an uphill battle for other candidates to catch up.”So right now, is Trump and then you have a lengthy field of people who are trying to establish themselves as the not-Trump because these candidates are not going to succeed unless they can stand head and shoulders above the others and establish themselves as the really only alternative to Trump in the Republican primary,” said John Lappie, an assistant political science professor at Plymouth State University.

Campaign season is heating up with four presidential candidates set to hit the Granite State in the next few days.

It’s only June, but the primary season is here and the race to the debate stage has already started.

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Vivek Ramaswamy was in Durham Sunday afternoon with former Rep. Tulsi Gabbard. He’s also in Alton Sunday night for a town hall.

On Tuesday, Former President Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis are holding dueling events at 10 a.m.

Trump is headlining the New Hampshire Federation of Republican Women’s Lilac Luncheon in Concord, and DeSantis is holding a campaign event in Hollis.

Meanwhile, Nikki Haley will be holding events on Tuesday and Wednesday in Hollis, Portsmouth and Manchester.

Political analysts told News 9 Sunday that with Trump leading in the polls, it’s going to be an uphill battle for other candidates to catch up.

“So right now, is Trump and then you have a lengthy field of people who are trying to establish themselves as the not-Trump because these candidates are not going to succeed unless they can stand head and shoulders above the others and establish themselves as the really only alternative to Trump in the Republican primary,” said John Lappie, an assistant political science professor at Plymouth State University.

  • June 25, 2023