New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 13

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New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 13
Current incumbentWilliam Infantine Republican Party
Larry Gagne Republican Party
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
New Hampshire's thirteenth Hillsborough state house district is represented by Republican Representative William Infantine and Republican Representative Larry Gagne.

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. Robert A. Duval is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbents Larry Gagne and William Infantine are unopposed 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 William Infantine (R) and Larry Gagne (R) defeated incumbent Benjamin Baroody (D) and Catherine Hackett (D) in the general election. Infantine and Gagne were unopposed in the Republican primary. Baroody and Hackett were unopposed in the Democratic primary.[7][8][9]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 13, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Infantine Incumbent 28.3% 2,216
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLarry Gagne Incumbent 24.2% 1,891
     Democratic Benjamin Baroody Incumbent 24% 1,879
     Democratic Catherine Hackett 23.5% 1,836
Total Votes 7,822

Campaign contributions

Since 2004, candidates for New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 13 have raised a total of $6,285. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $224 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 13
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $0 4 $0
2010 $1,100 5 $220
2008 $585 7 $84
2006 $2,600 6 $433
2004 $2,000 6 $333
Total $6,285 28 $224

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