New Hampshire House of Representatives District Grafton 9

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New Hampshire House of Representatives District Grafton 09
Current incumbentJeff Shackett Republican Party
Skip Reilly Republican Party
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
New Hampshire's ninth Grafton state house district is represented by Republican Representative Jeff Shackett and Republican Representative Skip Reilly.

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 consist of a primary election on September 9, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 13, 2014. Jeremy J. Olson and Judy Wallick are unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Jeff Shackett will face Robert Hull and Eric T. Rottenecker in the Republican primary.[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. Incumbents Jeff Shackett (R) and Skip Reilly (R) defeated Philip Preston (D) and Judy Wallick (D) in the general election. Reilly and Shackett defeated Barbara M. Emery and Robert Hull in the Republican primary. Wallick and Preston defeated Jeremy J. Olson in the Democratic primary.[7][8][9]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Grafton 9, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSkip Reilly Incumbent 28.2% 2,370
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Shackett Incumbent 27.6% 2,320
     Democratic Judy Wallick 23.2% 1,952
     Democratic Philip Preston 21% 1,765
Total Votes 8,407
New Hampshire House of Representatives, Grafton 9 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSkip Reilly Incumbent 37.2% 499
Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Shackett Incumbent 27.3% 367
Robert Hull 18.8% 253
Barbara Emery 16.7% 224
Total Votes 1,343

Campaign contributions

Since 2004, candidates for New Hampshire House of Representatives District Grafton 9 have raised a total of $21,618. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $676 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, New Hampshire House of Representatives District Grafton 9
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $0 11 $0
2010 $2,375 5 $475
2008 $3,750 4 $938
2006 $5,583 4 $1,396
2004 $9,910 8 $1,239
Total $21,618 32 $676

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