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|New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 27|
Knowles was a candidate for New Hampshire State Senate, District 14 in 2004; and for the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, District Hillsborough 66 in 2002, and District Hillsborough 23 in 2000 and 1996. His other political experience includes co-chair of Hudson Democratic Committee; member of Hillsborough County Democratic Committee; and New Hampshire Democratic Leadership Council.
Knowles earned his B.A. and BMus from Michigan State University and a Ph.D. from Brandeis University. Knowles' professional experience includes technical writer for Digital Equipment Corporation and counter intelligence agent in the United States Army Intelligence Service.
While in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, Knowles served on the following committees:
Knowles ran for re-election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 37. Knowles was unopposed in the September 11 primary and was defeated in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
Knowles failed to advance past the November 2, 2010, general election.
Knowles advanced past the September 14 primary election. He faced incumbent Mary Ann Knowles (D), Kevin Riley (D), incumbent Valerie Hardy (D), incumbent Shaun Doherty (R), incumbent Lynne Ober (R), incumbent Ralph Boehm (R), incumbent Shawn Jasper (R), incumbent Lars Christiansen (R), incumbent Russell Ober (R), incumbent Laura Gandia (R), incumbent Robert Haefner (R), incumbent Jordan Ulery (R), incumbent Andrew Renzullo (R), Hal Lynde (D), Sandy Amlaw (D), SallyAnne Jeglinski (D), Richard Ingram (D), Vivian McGuire (D), Ann Clark-Balcom (D), James Caron (D), Alejandro Urrutia (D), Stuart Schneiderman (D), George Lambert (R), Jonathan Maltz (R), and Randy Brownrigg (R) in the November 2 general election.
On November 4, 2008, John Knowles won one of the 13 available seats to the New Hampshire House of Representatives for Hillsborough District 27, receiving 7,686 votes.
Knowles raised $1,095 for his campaign.
|New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough District 27|
|Lynne Ober (R)||10,366|
|Shaun Doherty (R)||10,084|
|Russell Ober (R)||9,580|
|Shawn Jasper (R)||8,531|
|Mary Ann Knowles (D)||8,401|
|Lars Christiansen (R)||8,212|
|Robert Haefner (R)||7,839|
|Jordan Ulery (R)||7,792|
|Andrew Renzullo (R)||7,711|
|John Knowles (D)||7,686|
|Laura Gandia (R)||7,679|
|Ralph Boehm (R)||7,399|
|Valerie Hardy (D)||7,183|
|Vivian McGuire (D)||6,383|
Knowles and his wife, Mary Ann, have one child; Michael.
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