Feb 9, 2016 9:53 PM

John Kasich declared 2nd-place winner of NH GOP Primary by Associated Press

The New Hampshire primary delivered its first surprise of the evening when Ohio Gov. John Kasich was declared the second-place winner several hours after Donald Trump was declared the winner in the GOP contest.

The Associated Press gave Kasich second place around 9:40 p.m.

Meanwhile Ted Cruz and Jeb Bush were hanging roughly even for third place with just over 40 percent of the vote counted just before 10 p.m.

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