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New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

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New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
September 9, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Carol Shea-Porter Democratic Party
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New Hampshire U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 1st Congressional District of New Hampshire will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
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Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
June 13, 2014
September 9, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: New Hampshire is one of 22 states with a mixed primary system. Unaffiliated voters may vote in the primary, but in order to so they have to choose a party before voting. This changes their status from unaffiliated to affiliated with that party, unless they fill out a card to return to undeclared status.[1]

Voter registration: Voters must register to vote in the primary by either August 30, 2014, if registering with a town clerk, or on election day. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 25, 2014 (10 days before election).[2]

See also: New Hampshire elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Carol Shea-Porter (D), who was first elected in 2012.

New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state.[3]

Candidates

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Potential candidates


Campaign contributions

Carol Shea-Porter

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Shea-Porter's reports.[8]

Carol Shea-Porter (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[9]April 15, 2013$24,944.53$86,057.21$(40,138.20)$70,863.54
July Quarterly[10]July 15, 2013$70,863.54$103,973.46$(34,793.15)$140,043.85
October Quarterly[11]10/14/2013$140,968.85$183,491.97$(43,459.87)$281,000.95
Year-End Quarterly[12]12/31/2013$281,000$156,890$(78,896)$357,389
Running totals
$530,412.64$(197,287.22)

Dan Innis

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Innis' reports.

Dan Innis (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
Year-End[13]January 31, 2014$0.00$106,394.93$(75,353.39)$31,041.54
Running totals
$106,394.93$(75,353.39)

Frank Guinta

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Guinta's reports.

Frank Guinta (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[14]April 15, 2013$34,444.63$460.25$(34,757.27)$147.61
July Quarterly[15]July 15, 2013$147.61$2,442.57$(2,177.57)$412.61
October Quarterly[16]October 15, 2013$412.61$1,655.00$(1,301.16)$766.45
Year-End[17]January 31, 2014$766.45$166,945.00$(39,568.04)$128,143.41
Running totals
$171,502.82$(77,804.04)

**As of the 2013 Year-End Report, Guinta's committee owed $289,575.00 in outstanding loans to Frank Guinta.


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Incumbent Carol Shea-Porter (D) is a member of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's Frontline Program. The program is designed to help protect vulnerable Democratic incumbents heading into the 2014 election.[18]

District history

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2012

On November 6, 2012, Carol Shea-Porter (D) won election to the United States House. She defeated Frank Guinta (R) and Brendan Kelly (L) in the general election.

U.S. House, New Hampshire District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Frank Guinta Incumbent 46% 158,659
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarol Shea-Porter 49.8% 171,650
     Libertarian Brandan Kelly 4.2% 14,521
Total Votes 344,830
Source: New Hampshire Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Frank Guinta won election to the United States House. He defeated Carol Shea-Porter (D) and Philip Hodson (L) in the general election.[19]

U.S. House, New Hampshire District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFrank C. Guinta 54% 121,655
     Democratic Carol Shea-Porter incumbent 42.4% 95,503
     Libertarian Philip Hodson 3.5% 7,966
Total Votes 225,124

See also

External links

References

  1. New Hampshire Secretary of State Website, "How to Register to Vote in New Hampshire," accessed January 3, 2014
  2. New Hampshire Secretary of State Website, "How to Register to Vote in New Hampshire," accessed January 3, 2014
  3. New Hampshire Redistricting Map "Map" accessed September 25, 2012
  4. Seacoast Online, "UNH dean may make bid for Congress," accessed July 25, 2013
  5. The Green Papers, "NH #01," accessed September 24, 2013
  6. Portsmouth Patch, "Frank Guinta Announces Congressional Run on YouTube," accessed March 20, 2014
  7. WMUR.com, "State Rep. Pam Tucker is considering a run for Congress against Shea-Porter," accessed September 6, 2013
  8. Federal Election Commission, "Shea-Porter 2014 Summary reports," accessed July 22, 2013
  9. FEC, "April Quarterly," accessed July 22, 2013
  10. FEC, "July Quarterly," accessed July 22, 2013
  11. FEC, "October Quarterly," accessed October 25, 2013
  12. FEC, "Year-End Quarterly," accessed February 12, 2014
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Dan Innis Year-End," accessed March 20, 2014
  14. Federal Election Commission, "Frank Guinta April Quarterly," accessed March 20, 2014
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Frank Guinta July Quarterly," accessed March 20, 2014
  16. Federal Election Commission, "Frank Guinta October Quarterly," accessed March 20, 2014
  17. Federal Election Commission, "Frank Guinta Year-End," accessed March 20, 2014
  18. Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, "DCCC Chairman Steve Israel Announces 2013-2014 Frontline Members," accessed March 5, 2013
  19. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013