|Rockingham 5 District, New Hampshire House|
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While in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, McCarthy served on the following committees:
McCarthy failed to advance past the November 2, 2010, general election.
McCarthy advanced past the September 14 primary election. She faced incumbent Gina Hutchinson (D), Betsy Burtis (D), incumbent Phyllis Katsakiores (R), incumbent Frank Sapareto (R), incumbent Patricia Dowling (R), incumbent Robert Fesh (R), incumbent Beverly Ann Ferrante (R), incumbent Kenneth Gould (R), Jeffrey DeRego (D), Deborah Cuenca (D), Nick Arancio (D), Eladio Cucena, Jr. (D), John O'Connor (R), James Webb (R), Brian Chirichiello (R), and Kevin Reichard (R) in the November 2 general election.
On November 4, 2008, McCarthy won election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives from Rockingham County District 5, which sends eleven representatives to the New Hampshire House of Representatives, by finishing with the ninth-highest vote total in the election. McCarthy received 5,490 votes. The other winning candidates from District 5 were Phyllis Katsakiores (R) with 6,670 votes, Patricia Dowling (R) with 6,632 votes, George Katsakiores (R) with 6,141 votes, Frank Sapareto (R) with 5,999 votes, Kenneth Gould (R) with 5,761 votes, Beverly Ann Ferrante (R) with 5,684 votes, Gina Hutchinson (D) with 5,557 votes, Robert Fesh (R) with 5,515 votes, James Rausch (R) with 5,398 votes, and John Gleason (R) with 5,373 votes. The losing candidates in the race were Brian Chirichiello (R) with 5,270 votes, Kevin Reichard (R) with 5,257 votes, Elizabeth Ives (D) with 5,190 votes, Dan McKenna (D) with 5,157 votes, Cristi Egenolf with 4,987 votes, Alyssa Graham (D) with 4,968 votes, Brent Carney (D) with 4,914 votes, Beth Darasz (D) with 4,327 votes, Nick Arancio (D) with 4,314 votes, Martin Poitzsch (D) with 3,906 votes, and George Fodor (D) with 3,301 votes.
- New Hampshire House of Representatives
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- Campaign Contributions: 2008
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