Meet the Voters Who Will Cast the First Primary Ballots of 2016

Meet the Voters Who Will Cast the First Primary Ballots of 2016Sonja Sheldon has been offering her home here in Millsfield, New Hampshire, to weary travelers for 24 years. On election nights, she bakes a cake and hosts the entire population of Millsfield: at last count, 29 residents. Welcome to New Hampshire’s infamous North Country, where government doesn’t extend to some of the simplest amenities: residents here have pickup trucks instead of garbage service, septic tanks instead of sewer systems, and backyard wells instead of plumbing grids.

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