New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 25

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New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 25
Current incumbentJim Parison Republican Party
James Coffey Republican Party
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
New Hampshire's twenty-fifth Hillsborough state house district is represented by Republican Representative Jim Parison and Republican Representative James Coffey.

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 James Coffey and incumbent Jim Parison were unopposed in the Republican primary. Coffey and Parison were unchallenged in the general election.[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 Jim Parison (R) and James Coffey (R) defeated incumbent Jennifer Daler (D) and Mary Beth Ayvazian (D) in the general election. Parison and Coffey were unopposed in the Republican primary. Daler and Ayvazian were unopposed in the Democratic primary.[7][8][9]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 25, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames Coffey Incumbent 31.4% 2,012
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Parison Incumbent 29% 1,862
     Democratic Jennifer Daler Incumbent 23.1% 1,483
     Democratic Mary Beth Ayvazian 16.5% 1,060
Total Votes 6,417

Campaign contributions

Since 2004, candidates for New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 25 have raised a total of $7,136. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $264 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 25
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $0 7 $0
2010 $2,517 6 $420
2008 $2,674 6 $446
2006 $945 5 $189
2004 $1,000 3 $333
Total $7,136 27 $264

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