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Evalyn Merrick

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Evalyn Merrick
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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Coos 2
Former member
In office
2006 - 2012
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$200/two-year term
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Colorado/Castleton State College
Master'sUniversity of Vermont, 1981
Websites
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Evalyn Merrick is a former Democratic member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing the Coos 2 District from 2006 to 2012.

Merrick was the town chair for the Lancaster Democrats Committee in 2006. She is also a certified wellness consultant for Nikken, Incorporated; lobbyist, Blood Cancer Coalition Advocate for Mulitple Myeloma Research Foundation; and a self-employed health educator. Merrick's other professional experiences certified fitness educator and area coordinator/counselor for the University of Vermont.

Merrick earned her B.A. from the University of Colorado/Castelton State College and MEd from the Univesity of Vermont.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Merrick served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012

Merrick ran for re-election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Coos 7. Merrick was unopposed in the September 11 Democratic primary and was defeated by Leon Rideout (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Coos 7, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLeon Rideout 50.3% 3,274
     Democratic Evalyn Merrick Incumbent 49.7% 3,240
Total Votes 6,514

2010

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Merrick was re-elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives.

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Coos 2 general election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png William Remick (R) 2,375
Green check mark transparent.png Herbert Richardson (R) 2,323
Green check mark transparent.png John Tholl (R) 2,158
Green check mark transparent.png Evalyn Merrick (D) 1,895
Eric Catman (R) 1,635
Troy Merner (D) 1,363
Eugene Montgomery (D) 1,178

2008

On November 4, 2008, Merrick won re-election by finishing third for the four-seat Coos District 2 of the New Hampshire House of Representatives receiving 2,769 votes behind Democrat Scott Merrick (2,969) and Republican William Remick (2,947) and ahead of Republicans Herbert Richardson (2,695) and John Tholl (2,609), Democrats John Roberge (2,387) and Troy Merner (2,383), Republican Charles Bond (2,169), and "Others" (11).[3]

Among Merrick's opponents, Remick raised $2,050 for his campaign, against $900 by Merner.[4]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Coos District 2
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Scott Merrick (D) 2,969
Green check mark transparent.png William Remick (R) 2,947
Green check mark transparent.png Evalyn Merrick (D) 2,769
Green check mark transparent.png Herbert Richardson (R) 2,695
John Tholl, Jr. (R) 2,609
John Roberge (D) 2,387
Troy Merner (D) 2,383
Charles Bond (R) 2,169
Others 8

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Merrick was up for re-election, she did not collect any money in donations.[5]

2008

According to Follow the Money, Merrick raised no funds for the 2008 election.[6]

Personal

Merrick and her husband, Richard, have two children.[7]

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Preceded by
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New Hampshire House of Representatives - Coos 2 District
2006–2012
Succeeded by
Wayne Moynihan (D)