New Hampshire House of Representatives District Carroll 4

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New Hampshire House of Representatives District Carroll 04
Current incumbentKarel Crawford Republican Party
Glenn Cordelli Republican Party
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
New Hampshire's fourth Carroll state house district is represented by Republican Representative Karel Crawford and Republican Representative Glenn Cordelli.

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. Nick Vazzana was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Karel Crawford and incumbent Glenn Cordelli defeated Christopher Burbank in the Republican primary. Vazzana, write-in candidate Ken Hill (D), Crawford and Cordelli faced off in the general election.[6] The two Republican incumbents, Crawford and Cordelli, defeated Vazzana and Hill in the general election.[7]

New Hampshire House of Representatives Carroll 4 District, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKarel Crawford Incumbent 31.6% 2,475
     Republicans Green check mark transparent.pngGlenn Cordelli 30.4% 2,383
     Democratic Nick Vazzana 20.1% 1,575
     Democratic Ken Hill 17.7% 1,389
     NA Scatter 0.1% 5
Total Votes 7,827


New Hampshire House of Representatives, Carroll 4 District Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGlenn Cordelli Incumbent 39.6% 777
Green check mark transparent.pngKarel Crawford Incumbent 37% 726
Christopher Burbank 23.3% 457
Total Votes 1,960

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. Karel Crawford (R) and Glenn Cordelli (R) defeated Chip Albee (D) in the general election on November 6. Two candidates advanced past the September 11 Republican primary. Albee was unopposed in the September 11 Democratic primary.[8][9][10]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Carroll 4, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKarel Crawford 36.2% 2,811
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGlenn Cordelli 32.6% 2,533
     Democratic Chip Albee 31.2% 2,418
Total Votes 7,762
New Hampshire House of Representatives, Carroll 4 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGlenn Cordelli 31.5% 641
Green check mark transparent.pngKarel A. Crawford 30.7% 625
Paul Askew 19.8% 403
Anthony Lyon 17.9% 365
Total Votes 2,034

Campaign contributions

Since 2004, candidates for New Hampshire House of Representatives District Carroll 4 have raised a total of $8,433. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $228 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, New Hampshire House of Representatives District Carroll 4
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $0 6 $0
2010 $2,240 7 $320
2008 $2,342 8 $293
2006 $2,772 8 $347
2004 $1,079 8 $135
Total $8,433 37 $228

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