New Hampshire House of Representatives District Carroll 2
|New Hampshire House of Representatives District Carroll 02|
|Current incumbent||Frank McCarthy|
|Next election||November 8, 2016|
About the office
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."
- 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.
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.
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. 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 ran as an Independent candidate. White, Buco, LeFebvre, McCarthy, Umberger and Hounsell faced off in the general election. All three incumbents were victorious in the general election based on the initial votes. However, the official election results found White losing to McCarthy by 39 votes. Umberger and Buco were confirmed as victorious as well.
|New Hampshire House of Representatives Carroll 2 District, General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Karen Umberger Incumbent||21.6%||1,945|
|Democratic||Tom Buco Incumbent||18.8%||1,698|
|Democratic||Syndi White Incumbent||17.5%||1,576|
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.
|New Hampshire House of Representatives, Carroll 2 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|New Hampshire House of Representatives, Carroll 2 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Frank McCarthy Incumbent||31%||701|
|Karen Umberger Incumbent||29.3%||664|
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|
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