New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 10

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New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 10
Current incumbentPatrick Long Democratic Party
Jean Jeudy Democratic Party
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
New Hampshire's tenth Hillsborough state house district is represented by Democratic Representative Patrick Long and Democratic Representative Jean Jeudy.

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 Jean Jeudy and incumbent Patrick Long were unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Daniel Heck and Brinck Slattery were unopposed in the Republican primary. Glenn RJ. Ouellette (I) did not qualify for the general election ballot. Jeudy, Long, Heck and Slattery faced off in the general election.[6] Incumbents Long and Jeudy defeated Heck and Slattery in the general election.[7]


New Hampshire House of Representatives Hillsborough 10 District, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick Long Incumbent 33.9% 927
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJean Jeudy Incumbent 27.2% 745
     Republican Daniel Heck 21% 575
     Republican Brinck Slattery 17.8% 487
     NA Scatter 0.1% 3
Total Votes 2,737

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 Peter Sullivan (D) and Jean Jeudy (D) were unopposed in both the general election and Democratic primary.[8][9][10]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 10, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Sullivan Incumbent 52.5% 1,613
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJean Jeudy Incumbent 47.5% 1,458
Total Votes 3,071

Campaign contributions

Since 2004, candidates for New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 10 have raised a total of $14,869. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $465 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 10
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $0 6 $0
2010 $0 6 $0
2008 $3,250 6 $542
2006 $6,497 8 $812
2004 $5,122 6 $854
Total $14,869 32 $465

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