New Hampshire House of Representatives District Coos 1

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New Hampshire House of Representatives District Coos 01
Current incumbentLarry Enman Democratic Party
Laurence Rappaport Republican Party
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
New Hampshire's first Coos state house district is represented by Democratic Representative Larry Enman and Republican Representative Laurence Rappaport.

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 Laurence Rappaport and John Fothergill defeated Michael E. Furbush, Bing Judd and Charlie Kurtz in the Republican primary. Rappaport and Fothergill are unchallenged 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. Larry Enman (D) and incumbent Laurence Rappaport (R) defeated incumbent Duffy Daugherty (R) in the general election. Enman was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Rappaport and Daugherty defeated Charles H. Kurtz, Jr. in the Republican primary.[7][8][9]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Coos 1, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLaurence Rappaport Incumbent 40.1% 1,540
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLarry Enman 30.2% 1,158
     Republican Duffy Daugherty Incumbent 29.7% 1,138
Total Votes 3,836
New Hampshire House of Representatives, Coos 1 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLaurence Rappaport Incumbent 43.5% 513
Green check mark transparent.pngDuffy Daugherty Incumbent 29.9% 352
Charles Kurtz, Jr. 26.6% 314
Total Votes 1,179

Campaign contributions

Since 2004, candidates for New Hampshire House of Representatives District Coos 1 have raised a total of $715. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $48 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, New Hampshire House of Representatives District Coos 1
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $0 4 $0
2010 $0 2 $0
2008 $0 4 $0
2006 $715 3 $238
2004 $0 2 $0
Total $715 15 $48

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