Fenton Groen

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Fenton Groen
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New Hampshire State Senate District 6
Former member
In office
2010 - 2012
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$200/two-year term
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2010
Term limitsN/A
CandidateVerification
Fenton Groen is a former Republican member of the New Hampshire State Senate, representing District 6 from 2010 to 2012.

Groen is the owner/chief executive officer of Groen Builders Incorporated.

Committee assignments

In the 2011-12 legislative session, Groen served on these committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Fenton Groen endorsed Rick Santorum in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2010

See also: New Hampshire State Senate elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Groen won election to the New Hampshire State Senate. He faced no opposition in the September 14 primary and defeated Jacalyn Cilley in the general election.

New Hampshire State Senate, District 6 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Fenton Groen (R) 9,345
Jacalyn Cilley (D) 7,854

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Groen was up for re-election, he collected $48,897 in donations.[2] His largest contributors in 2010 were:

New Hampshire State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Fenton Groen's campaign in 2010
Noronha, Marian & Susie$2,000
Taylor, William$2,000
Granite Ridge Energy Llc$1,500
Brocks Plywood Sales$1,075
Business & Industry Association Of New Hampshire$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $48,897

Campaign themes

Groen listed the following themes on his campaign website:

  • Education
Excerpt: "We need to work to create a sustainable education funding plan that allows for targeted aid to communities and allows for a simple, fair, and reasonable education funding plan. We should encourage private education models that are educationally effective and cost effective. We should allow for parents to have more choices in their children’s education."
  • Family Values
Excerpt: "I agree with our Declaration of Independence that the most fundamental human right is the right to life. I will work tirelessly to protect human life at every stage of development."

Personal

Groen and his wife, Shirley, have seven children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jacalyn Cilley (D)
New Hampshire State Senate District 6
2010–2012
Succeeded by
Sam Cataldo (R)