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Donald Ryder

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Donald Ryder
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator

Donald Ryder is a former Republican member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives. He represented the Hillsborough 5 District from 2004-2006 2008-2010.



See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

Ryder did not seek re-election to Hillsborough 5 in 2010.


On November 4, 2008, Ryder was elected by finishing third in the Hillsborough District 5 of the New Hampshire House of Representatives taking one of the four potential seats there. Ryder finished behind Carolyn Gargasz (4,592) and Richard Drisko (4,573). He was followed by Melanie Levesque (4,124), Matthew Jacobs (3,768), Linda Avard (2,519), Art Sweed (2,505), and Stephanie Ashbaugh (2,485).[1]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough District 5
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Carolyn Gargasz (R) 4,592
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Drisko (R) 4,573
Green check mark transparent.png Donald Ryder (R) 4,124
Green check mark transparent.png Melanie Levesque (D) 3,897
Matthew Jacobs (R) 3,768
Linda Avard (D) 2,519
Art Sweed (D) 2,505
Stephanie Ashbaugh (D) 2,485

Campaign donors


In 2008 Ryder did not raise any campaign funds.[2]

Committee assignments

While in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, Ryder served on the following committees:

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Political offices
Preceded by
New Hampshire House Hillsborough 5
Succeeded by