Jim MacKay

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Jim MacKay
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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Merrimack 14
Incumbent
In office
2010 - present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$200/two-year term
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayMay 8, 1930
Websites
Office website
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James R. "Jim" MacKay (b. May 8, 1930) is a Democratic member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing Merrimack 14. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

MacKay earned his B.A. from Tufts University in 1952; M.A. from Tufts University in 1954; M.S.W. from Boston University in 1958; and Ph.D. from Union Institute, Ohio in 1987.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2013
Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs, Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, MacKay served on the following committee:

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2011
Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

Elections

2014

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New Hampshire House of Representatives 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 Jim MacKay is unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1]

2012

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012

MacKay won re-election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Merrimack 14. MacKay was unopposed in the September 11 primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Merrimack 14, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim MacKay Incumbent 100% 1,449
Total Votes 1,449

2010

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, MacKay won election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives.[4][5]

MacKay advanced past the September 14 primary election. He faced incumbent Candace Bouchard (D), incumbent Robert Williams (D), incumbent Michael Bartlett (D), incumbent Lynne Blankenbeker (R), Dick Patten (D), Jeff Newman (R), Frank Rosano (R), and Klee Dienes (R) in the November 2 general election.

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Merrimack 11 general election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim MacKay (D) 3,071
Green check mark transparent.png Dick Patten (D) 2,998
Green check mark transparent.png Candace Bouchard (D) 2,869
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Williams (D) 2,706
Green check mark transparent.png Lynne Blankenbeker (R) 2,521
Michael Bartlett (D) 2,481
Barbara Barrett (R) 2,055
Jeff Newman (R) 2,030
Frank Rosano (R) 1,919
Klee Dienes (R) 1,652

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for MacKay is available dating back to . Based on available campaign finance records, MacKay raised a total of $24,220 during that time period. This information was last updated on December 24, 2013.[6]

Jim MacKay's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New Hampshire House, Merrimack 14 Won $0
2010 New Hampshire House, Merrimack 11 Won $3,170
2008 New Hampshire House, Merrimack 11 Defeated $3,926
2006 New Hampshire House, Merrimack 11 Won $5,200
2004 New Hampshire House, Merrimack 11 Won $5,779
2002 New Hampshire House, District 39 Won $3,090
2000 New Hampshire House, District 24 Won $0
1998 New Hampshire House, District 24 Defeated $3,055
Grand Total Raised $24,220

2012

MacKay won re-election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, MacKay raised a total of $0.
New Hampshire House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jim MacKay's campaign in 2012
Total Raised in 2012$0

2010

In 2010, a year in which MacKay was up for re-election, he collected $3,170 in donations.[7]

Scorecards

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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.

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Preceded by
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New Hampshire House of Representatives Merrimack 14
2012–present
Succeeded by
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