New Hampshire taking its role seriously

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Obama speaking on Morning Joe in New Hampshire
Obama speaking on Morning Joe in New Hampshire

New Hampshire typically ranks among the highest in voter turnout in the nation: 71.7% in 200870.9% in 2004; and 63.9% in 2000. For comparison, national averages for those years were 57.48%, 55.27%, and 51.30%, respectively.

This election, though, might set a new high water mark for New Hampshire.

Headlines from the Manchester Union Leader suggests New Hampshirites understand the import of their role as potential election decider:


Related: Mashable reports New Hampshire is among the top four states doing the most Googling of both Romney and Obama.

New Hampshire taking its role seriously

Updated