New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 24

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New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 24
Current incumbentPeter Leishman Democratic Party
Ivy Vann Democratic Party
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
New Hampshire's twenty-fourth Hillsborough state house district is represented by Democratic Representative Peter Leishman and Democratic Representative Ivy Vann.

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 Peter Leishman and Ivy Vann defeated Kath Allen in the Democratic primary. Gary J. Carpenter ran as an Independent candidate. Leishman, Allen and Carpenter faced off in the general election.[6] Both Democratic candidates, Leishman and Vann, were victorious in the contest. Carpenter was defeated.[7]


New Hampshire House of Representatives Hillsborough 24 District, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Leishman Incumbent 39.7% 1,642
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngIvy Vann 35.3% 1,463
     Independent Gary J. Carpenter 24.3% 1,007
     NA Scatter 0.7% 27
Total Votes 4,139


New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 24 District Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Leishman Incumbent 46.3% 448
Ivy Vann 31.7% 307
Kath Allen 22% 213
Total Votes 968

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 Peter Leishman (D) and Jill Hammond (D) defeated incumbent Bruce Marcus (R) in the general election. Leishman and Hammond were unopposed in the Democratic primary. Marcus was unopposed in the Republican primary.[8][9][10]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 24, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJill Shaffer Hammond 39.1% 2,286
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Leishman Incumbent 38.9% 2,277
     Republican Bruce Marcus Incumbent 22% 1,285
Total Votes 5,848

Campaign contributions

Since 2004, candidates for New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 24 have raised a total of $13,490. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $482 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 24
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $0 6 $0
2010 $10,154 7 $1,451
2008 $1,120 6 $187
2006 $2,216 5 $443
2004 $0 4 $0
Total $13,490 28 $482

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