New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 35

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New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 35
Current incumbentMary Nelson Democratic Party
Vacant
Daniel Hansberry Democratic Party
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
New Hampshire's thirty-fifth Hillsborough state house district is represented by Mary Nelson (D), Daniel Hansberry (D) and Vacant.

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. Incumbent Daniel Hansberry, incumbent Latha Mangipudi and Donald T. Jean are unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Ronald G. Brophy, II and Ed Stebbins are unopposed in the Republican primary.[6]

2013

See also: New Hampshire state legislative special elections, 2013

Latha Mangipudi (D) won election in a special election for New Hampshire House of Representatives Hillsborough District 35. The seat was vacant following Rep. Roland LaPlante (D)'s resignation due to his health. Although Mangipudi was initially defeated by Carl Andrade by three votes in the September 17 Democratic primary, a recount revealed that she defeated Andrade by forty-five votes. Mangipudi defeated Peter Silva (R) in the special election, which took place on November 5.[7][8][9][10][11]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough District 35, Special Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLatha Mangipudi 59% 862
     Republican Peter Silva 41% 598
Total Votes 1,460

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. Roland LaPlante (D), Mary Nelson (D) and Daniel Hansberry (D) defeated Bill Joransen (R), incumbent Michael Reed (R) and incumbent Peter Silva (R) in the general election. All three Democratic candidates advanced past the September 11 Democratic primary. Three candidates, including incumbents Michael Reed and Peter Silva, advanced past the September 11 Republican primary.[12][13][14]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 35, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMary Nelson 19.8% 2,321
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel Hansberry 18.8% 2,213
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRoland LaPlante 18.1% 2,121
     Republican Peter Silva Incumbent 15.5% 1,827
     Republican Bill Joransen 14.3% 1,675
     Republican Michael Reed Incumbent 13.6% 1,593
Total Votes 11,750

Campaign contributions

Since 2012, candidates for New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 35 have raised a total of $0. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $0 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, New Hampshire House of Representatives District Hillsborough 35
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $0 7 $0
Total $0 7 $0

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