|New Hampshire State Senate, District 21|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
Lamare was born and raised in Newport, New Hampshire. Upon graduating from high school in 1974, he attended Boston University for two years and then returned home to care for a brother who was suffering from psychological problems in the aftermath of the Vietnam war. He has worked as a dishwasher, tree trimmer, construction worker, restaurant manager, stock broker, and most recently, as an independent insurance agent.
Lamare's campaign website highlights the following issues:
- Excerpt: "The recent gas tax increase is an unnecessary burden on the working family. Its projected to have an increase cost of $450 per year ($40/mo). This may not seem like much, but it make a difference in the choices a family will have to make who are on a limited budget. Less oil/heating fuel, less college savings, less fuel to get to work, one less meal...I propose to sponsor a bill to repeal this tax."
- Excerpt: "Common sense approach is to have the health care industry open to competitive market, cross state lines, competitive bidding and let pricing be set by demand. I am open to options that make coverage fair, affordable and beneficial to both sides."
- Excerpt: "I oppose Common Core Curriculum and want decisions made on content and standards directed at the local level."
- Excerpt: "Reviewing and repealing the impediments to economic growth are incentives to strong economic growth. I will work hard to keep the jobs we now have and attract new business to the State to make available well paying, satisfying jobs."
Elections for the office of New Hampshire State Senate will consist of a primary election on September 9, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 13, 2014. Incumbent Martha Fuller Clark is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Dennis Lamare will face Peter Macdonald and Phil Nazzaro in the Republican primary.
Lamare ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent New Hampshire's 2nd District. He faced Gerard Beloin, Will Dean, Miroslaw Dziedzic, and incumbent Charlie Bass in the Republican primary. Bass won the primary and advanced to the general election.
|New Hampshire's 2nd Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012|
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