Laura Pantelakos

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Laura Pantelakos
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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 25
Incumbent
In office
1978 - present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 36
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$200/two-year term
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1978
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
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CandidateVerification
Laura C. Pantelakos (b. August 12, 1935) is a Democratic member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing Rockingham 25. She was first elected to the chamber in 1978.

Pantelakos served on the Portsmouth City Council, and was a member of the Portsmouth City Delegation.

Biography

Pantelakos graduated from Morse High School. Her professional experience includes working as a part-time waitress.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Pantelakos served on the following committee:

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2013
Criminal Justice and Public Safety, Chair

2011-2012

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

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2011
Criminal Justice and Public Safety

Elections

2014

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New Hampshire House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place September 9, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 13, 2014. Incumbent Laura Pantelakos was unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[1]

2012

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012

Pantelakos won re-election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 25. Pantelakos was unopposed in the September 11 primary election and defeated James Reilley (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 25, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLaura Pantelakos Incumbent 70.2% 1,682
     Republican James Reilley 29.8% 715
Total Votes 2,397

2010

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Pantelakos won re-election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives.

2008

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Pantelakos ran for the Rockingham 16 District of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, winning the second of seven seats with 7,795 votes.[4]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 16
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Laura Pantelakos (D) 7,795
Green check mark transparent.png Paul McEachern (D) 8,022
Green check mark transparent.png James Splaine (D) 7,233
Green check mark transparent.png Terie Norelli (D) 7,185
Green check mark transparent.png Jacqueline Cali-Pitts (D) 6,846
Green check mark transparent.png Robin Read (D) 6,338
Green check mark transparent.png Rich DiPentima (D) 6,295
Carroll (R) 3,383
Jack Thorsen (R) 3,371
Burns (R) 3,175
Goddard (R) 3,112
Minto Thorsen (R) 2,899
Hall (R) 2,805
Others 67

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Pantelakos was up for re-election, he did not collect any money in donations.[5]

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.

Personal

Pantelakos is a widow and has seven children.[6]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 25
2012-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 16
1978–2012
Succeeded by
Bob Nigrello (R)