New Hampshire House of Representatives District Carroll 3

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New Hampshire House of Representatives District Carroll 03
Current incumbentSusan Ticehurst Democratic Party
Mark McConkey Republican Party
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
New Hampshire's third Carroll state house district is represented by Democratic Representative Susan Ticehurst and Republican Representative Mark McConkey.

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 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 Susan Ticehurst was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Mark McConkey and Maynard Thomson were unopposed in the Republican primary. Ticehurst, write-in candidate Stanley Solomon (D), McConkey and Thomson faced off in the general election.[6] Both incumbents were victorious in the general election, with Ticehurst (D) and McConkey (R) defeating Solomon and Thomson.[7]

New Hampshire House of Representatives Carroll 3 District, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Ticehurst Incumbent 27.5% 1,534
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark McConkey Incumbent 26.2% 1,465
     Republican Maynard Thomson 25.8% 1,442
     Democratic Stanley Solomon 20.5% 1,147
Total Votes 5,588

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. Susan Ticehurst (D) and incumbent Mark McConkey (R) defeated Maynard Thomson (R) in the general election on November 6. Two candidates, including incumbent Mark McConkey, advanced past the September 11 Republican primary. Ticehurst was unopposed in the September 11 Democratic primary.[8][9][10]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Carroll 3, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Ticehurst 35.5% 2,043
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark McConkey Incumbent 33.9% 1,948
     Republican Maynard Thomson 30.6% 1,760
Total Votes 5,751

Campaign contributions

Since 2004, candidates for New Hampshire House of Representatives District Carroll 3 have raised a total of $10,344. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $398 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, New Hampshire House of Representatives District Carroll 3
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $0 4 $0
2010 $2,975 5 $595
2008 $6,004 6 $1,001
2006 $0 5 $0
2004 $1,365 6 $228
Total $10,344 26 $398

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