New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 7

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New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 07
Current incumbentMoe Villeneuve Republican Party
Kelleigh Murphy Republican Party
Keith Murphy Republican Party
John Graham Republican Party
David Danielson Republican Party
John Cebrowski Republican Party
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
New Hampshire's seventh Hillsborough state house district is represented by Moe Villeneuve (R), Kelleigh Murphy (R), Keith Murphy (R), John Graham (R), David Danielson (R) and John Cebrowski (R).

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. Three candidates are unopposed in the Democratic primary, while twelve candidates will face off in the Republican primary. A full list of candidates running in this district can be found here.[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. Incumbent Moe Villeneuve (R), Kelleigh Murphy (R), incumbent Keith Murphy (R), incumbent John Graham (R), David Danielson (R) and incumbent John Cebrowski (R) won election to the House in the general election on November 6. Six candidates, including incumbents Moe Villeneuve, Keith Murphy, John Graham and John Cebrowski, advanced past the September 11 Republican primary. All six Democratic candidates advanced past the September 11 Democratic primary.[7][8][9]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 7, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Danielson 11.2% 6,959
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMoe Villeneuve Incumbent 11.1% 6,861
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Cebrowski Incumbent 10.9% 6,733
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Graham Incumbent 10.8% 6,719
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKeith Murphy Incumbent 10.4% 6,420
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKelleigh Domaingue Murphy 10% 6,202
     Democratic Jane Boyer 6.2% 3,870
     Democratic Kristie Poltronieri 6.1% 3,789
     Democratic Jeremy Dupuis 6% 3,703
     Democratic Bob Jones 6% 3,690
     Democratic Gerard Boyer 5.7% 3,514
     Democratic Jerry Hanauer 5.7% 3,509
Total Votes 61,969
New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 7 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMoe Villeneuve Incumbent 18.1% 1,923
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Cebrowski Incumbent 16.1% 1,708
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Danielson 15.3% 1,628
Green check mark transparent.pngKeith Murphy Incumbent 14% 1,482
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Graham Incumbent 13.7% 1,449
Green check mark transparent.pngKelleigh Murphy 9.3% 989
Elijah Haykinson 7.1% 755
R. Christopher Richards 6.4% 680
Total Votes 10,614

Campaign contributions

Since 2004, candidates for New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 7 have raised a total of $47,133. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $524 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 7
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $11,381 22 $517
2010 $14,133 17 $831
2008 $6,665 17 $392
2006 $10,961 20 $548
2004 $3,993 14 $285
Total $47,133 90 $524

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