Janet Wall

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Janet Wall
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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Strafford 6
Incumbent
In office
1986 - present
Term ends
December 6, 2016
Years in position 28
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$200/two-year term
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected1986
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Janet G. Wall (b. November 21, 1949) is a Democratic and Republican member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing Strafford 6. She was first elected to the chamber in 1986.

Wall served as commissioner and chair of Madbury Water Board, commissioner of Strafford Regional Planning Commission, vice chair of Madbury Zoning Board of Adjustment and chair of the Strafford County Delegation.

Biography

Wall earned her B.S. from the University of New Hampshire, having also done graduate studies there. Her professional experience includes working as a middle school teacher and owner of a consulting company.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2013
Judiciary, Vice Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Wall served on this committee:

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2011
Judiciary

Elections

2014

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New Hampshire House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on September 9, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 13, 2014. Six candidates faced off in the Democratic primary, while one candidate was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1] The general election was contested by four Democrats, one Republicans, and one candidate representing both the Democratic and Republican party. The Democrats were Wayne M. Burton, and incumbents Timothy Horrigan, Marjorie Smith, and Judith Spang. David Childs represented the Republican party on the ballot, and Janet Wall appeared on the ballot as both a Republican and Democrat. Childs was defeated by Burton, Horrigan, Smith, Spang and Wall in the general election.[2]


New Hampshire House of Representatives Strafford 6 District, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJanet Wall* Incumbent 23.6% 4,228
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarjorie Smith Incumbent 17.3% 3,105
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTimothy Horrigan Incumbent 16.8% 3,022
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWayne M. Burton 16.4% 2,943
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJudith Spang Incumbent 16.4% 2,940
     Republican David Childs 9.5% 1,701
     NA Scatter 0% 2
Total Votes 17,941

*Wall appeared on the ballot as both a Democrat and a Republican.

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Strafford 6 District Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJanet Wall Incumbent 20.5% 561
Green check mark transparent.pngJudith Spang Incumbent 18.7% 512
Green check mark transparent.pngMarjorie Smith Incumbent 18.6% 509
Green check mark transparent.pngTimothy Horrigan Incumbent 16.1% 440
Green check mark transparent.pngWayne Burton 14.8% 404
Kimberly Thompson Horrigan 11.2% 307
Total Votes 2,733

2012

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012

Wall won re-election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Strafford 6. Wall advanced past the September 11 primary and won re-election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

2010

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Wall won election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives.[5][6]

Wall advanced past the September 14 primary election. She faced incumbent Naida Kaen (D), incumbent Judith Spang (D), Jenna Roberts (D), Phil Ginsburg (D), Ann Lane (R), Amos Townsend (R), and David Childs (R) in the November 2 general election.

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Strafford 7 general election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Janet Wall (D) 4,920
Green check mark transparent.png Naida Kaen (D) 3,546
Green check mark transparent.png Jenna Roberts (D) 3,435
Green check mark transparent.png Phil Ginsburg (D) 3,316
Green check mark transparent.png Judith Spang (D) 3,330
Green check mark transparent.png Timothy Horrigan (D) 3,237
Ann Lane (R) 2,423
Amos Townsend (R) 2,002
David Childs (R) 2,002

2008

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Wall finished first for the six-seat Strafford 7 District in New Hampshire receiving 8,056 votes, ahead of Democrats and Naida Kaen(5,936), Emma Rous(5,815), Marjorie Smith(5,730), Judith Spang(5,668) and Timothy Horrigan(5,629) and Others(52).[7]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Strafford 7 District
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Janet Wall (D) 8,056
Green check mark transparent.png Naida Kaen (D) 5,936
Green check mark transparent.png Emma Rous (D) 5,815
Green check mark transparent.png Marjorie Smith (D) 5,730
Green check mark transparent.png Judith Spang (D) 5,668
Green check mark transparent.png Timothy Horrigan (D) 5,629
Others 52

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Wall was up for re-election, she did not collect any money in donations.[8]

Scorecards

See also: State legislative scorecards and State legislative scorecards in New Hampshire

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Because scorecards can be specific to particular issues or general to a state’s legislative term, for example, each report should be considered on its own merits. Each entity that publishes these reports uses different methodologies and definitions for the terms used.

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2013-2014

In 2013, the 163rd New Hampshire General Court, first year, was in session from January 2 to July 1. In 2014, the 163rd New Hampshire General Court, second year, was in session from January 8 through June 13.

  • Legislators are scored based on votes on bills relating to economic freedom and prosperity.
  • Legislators are scored based on votes on bills relating to economic freedom and prosperity.
  • Legislators are scored based on pro-liberty and anti-liberty votes.
  • Legislators are scored based on their votes on key business legislation.

2011-2012

In 2011, the 162nd New Hampshire General Court, first year, was in session from January 5 through July 1. In 2012, the 162nd New Hampshire General Court, second year, was in session from January 4 through June 27.

  • Legislators are scored based on if they voted with the traditional principles and values of the Republican Party.
  • Legislators are scored based on pro-liberty and anti-liberty votes.
  • Legislators are scored based on pro-liberty and anti-liberty votes.
  • Legislators are scored based on their votes on key business legislation.
  • Legislators are scored based on their votes on key business legislation.
  • Legislators are scored on their votes on key small business issues.
  • Legislators are scored based on 39 roll call votes in the House and 20 roll call votes in the Senate during the 2011-2012 session.

Personal

Wall has two children.[9]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Strafford 7
1986–2012
Succeeded by
Audrey M. Stevens (D)