New Hampshire House of Representatives District Carroll 2

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New Hampshire House of Representatives District Carroll 02
Current incumbentSyndi White Democratic Party
Karen Umberger Republican Party
Tom Buco Democratic Party
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
New Hampshire's second Carroll state house district is represented by Syndi White (D), Karen Umberger (R) and Tom Buco (D).

New Hampshire state representatives represent an average of 3,291 residents, as of the 2010 Census.[1] After the 2000 Census, each member represented approximately 3,089 residents.[2]

About the office

Members of the New Hampshire House of Representatives serve two-year terms and are not subject to term limits. New Hampshire legislators assume office the month after elections (December).

Qualifications

Article 14 of Part 2 of the New Hampshire Constitution states, "Every member of the house of representatives shall be chosen by ballot; and, for two years, at least, next preceding his election shall have been an inhabitant of this state; shall be, at the time of his election, an inhabitant of the town, ward, place, or district he may be chosen to represent and shall cease to represent such town, ward, place, or district immediately on his ceasing to be qualified as aforesaid."

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the New Hampshire General Court are paid $200/two-year term. There is no per diem.[3]

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

If there is a vacancy in the house, a special election must be held to fill the vacant seat. It's up to the Governor to call for an election and to set an election date as soon as possible. There are no deadlines set by the state constitution on special elections.[4][5]

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 Syndi White and incumbent Tom Buco were unopposed in the Democratic primary, while James LeFebvre, Frank McCarthy and Karen Umberger were unopposed in the Republican primary. Mark Hounsell is running as an Independent candidate. White, Buco, LeFebvre, McCarthy, Umberger and Hounsell will face off in the general election.[6]

2012

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012

Elections for the office of New Hampshire House of Representatives consisted of a primary election on September 11, 2012, and a general election on November 6, 2012. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 15, 2012. Syndi White (D), incumbent Karen Umberger (R) and Tom Buco (D) won election to the House in the general election on November 6. Three candidates, including incumbents Karen Umberger and Frank McCarthy, advanced past the September 11 Republican primary. Three candidates advanced past the September 11 Democratic primary.[7]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Carroll 2, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTom Buco 18.8% 2,645
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKaren Umberger Incumbent 17.6% 2,473
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSyndi White 16.9% 2,375
     Republican Frank McCarthy Incumbent 16.6% 2,338
     Democratic Dick Pollock 16.5% 2,320
     Republican Richard McClure 13.6% 1,905
Total Votes 14,056
New Hampshire House of Representatives, Carroll 2 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTom Buco 29.1% 448
Green check mark transparent.pngDick Pollock 25.5% 392
Green check mark transparent.pngSyndi White 24.3% 374
Bob Bridgham 21.1% 324
Total Votes 1,538
New Hampshire House of Representatives, Carroll 2 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngFrank McCarthy Incumbent 31% 701
Green check mark transparent.pngKaren Umberger Incumbent 29.3% 664
Green check mark transparent.pngRichard McClure 22.4% 507
Steven Steiner 17.3% 392
Total Votes 2,264

Campaign contributions

Since 2004, candidates for New Hampshire House of Representatives District Carroll 2 have raised a total of $6,978. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $436 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, New Hampshire House of Representatives District Carroll 2
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $3,428 9 $381
2010 $400 2 $200
2008 $400 1 $400
2006 $2,750 2 $1,375
2004 $0 2 $0
Total $6,978 16 $436

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