Larry Converse

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Larry Converse
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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Sullivan 4
Incumbent
In office
December 3, 2014 - present
Term ends
December 6, 2016
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$200/two-year term
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 4, 2014
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Websites
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Larry Converse is a Democratic member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing District Sullivan 4. He was first elected to the chamber in 2014.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Converse served on the following committees:

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2015
Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services

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. Larry Converse was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while George T. Caccavaro, Jr. was unopposed in the Republican primary. Converse and Caccavaro faced off in the general election.[1] The initial vote count for the general election, Converse led by only 7 votes. A mandatory recount took place on Wednesday, November 12, 2014,[2] and Converse was declared the winner. Converse defeated Caccavaro by 10 votes.[3]


New Hampshire House of Representatives Sullivan 4 District, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLarry Converse 50.4% 703
     Republican George T. Caccavaro, Jr. 49.6% 693
Total Votes 1,396

2013

See also: New Hampshire state legislative special elections, 2013

Converse ran in the special election for New Hampshire House of Representatives Sullivan District 4. The seat was vacant following Thomas Donovan's (D) resignnation due to his health on February 20, 2013.[4] Converse was defeated by Joe Osgood (R) in the special election, which took place on June 4.[5][6][7]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Sullivan District 4, Special Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Osgood 56.7% 322
     Democratic Larry Converse 43.3% 246
Total Votes 568

2010

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

Converse failed to advance past the November 2, 2010, general election.

Converse advanced past the September 14 primary election. He faced incumbent John Cloutier (D), incumbent Raymond Gagnon (D), incumbent Philip Osgood (R), Joshua Hansen (D), Matthew Baird-Torney (D), Paul LaCasse (R), Marie Lozito (R), Steve Picano (R) and Charlene Lovett (R) in the November 2 general election.

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Sullivan 4 general election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Philip Osgood (R) 2,500
Green check mark transparent.png Charlene Lovett (R) 2,023
Green check mark transparent.png Paul LaCasse (R) 2,020
Green check mark transparent.png John Cloutier (D) 1,934
Green check mark transparent.png Raymond Gagnon (D) 1,899
Steve Picano (R) 1,782
Marie Lozito (R) 1,754
Larry Converse (D) 1,495
Joshua Hansen (D) 1,463
Matthew Baird-Torney (D) 1,365

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