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Bob Backus
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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 19
Incumbent
In office
December 5, 2012 - present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$200/two-year term
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Robert A. "Bob" Backus is a Democratic member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing Hillsborough 19. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Backus served on the following committees:

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2013
Science, Technology and Energy

Elections

2012

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012

Backus won election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 19. Backus was unopposed in the September 11 primary and won election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 19, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBob Backus 28.8% 1,801
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDick Marston 24.3% 1,518
     Republican Carlos Gonzalez Incumbent 23.8% 1,484
     Democratic Zane Knoy 23.1% 1,441
Total Votes 6,244

2010

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

Backus failed to advance past the November 2, 2010 general election.

Backus advanced past the September 14 primary election. He faced incumbent Ronald Boisvert (D), incumbent George Katsiantonis (D), incumbent Joel Winters (D), incumbent Connie Soucy (R), incumbent Irene Messier (R), Charles Bernier (D), Tiffany Brown (D), Shaun Leary (D), David George (D), Carlos Gonzalez (R), Phil Greazzo (R), Matthew Swank (R), Tammy Simmons (R), Jerry Bergevin (R), and Thomas Beattie (R) in the November 2 general election.

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 17 general election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Irene Messier (D) 3,238
Green check mark transparent.png Connie Soucy (R) 3,232
Green check mark transparent.png Carlos Gonzalez (R) 2,938
Green check mark transparent.png Phil Greazzo (R) 2,792
Green check mark transparent.png Matthew Swank (R) 2,724
Green check mark transparent.png Jerry Bergevin (R) 2,697
Green check mark transparent.png Tammy Simmons (R) 2,655
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Beattie (R) 2,465
Joel Winters (D) 2,324
Ronald Boisvert (D) 2,297
Bob Backus (D) 2,278
George Katsiantonis (D) 2,164
Charles Bernier (D) 2,152
Tiffany Brown (D) 2,141
David George (D) 1,978
Shaun Leary (D) 1,926

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Backus is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Backus raised a total of $187,716 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 5, 2013.[3]

Bob Backus's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New Hampshire House, Hillsborough 19 Won $0
2010 New Hampshire House, Hillsborough 17 Defeated $1,000
2008 New Hampshire Senate, District 16 Defeated $81,515
2006 New Hampshire Senate, District 16 Defeated $105,201
Grand Total Raised $187,716

2012

Backus won election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Backus raised a total of $0.

2010

Backus lost the election for the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Backus raised a total of $1,000.

2008

Backus lost the election for the New Hampshire State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Backus raised a total of $81,515.

2006

Backus lost the election for the New Hampshire State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Backus raised a total of $105,201.

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