New Hampshire House of Representatives District Rockingham 16

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New Hampshire House of Representatives District Rockingham 16
Current incumbentBob Nigrello Republican Party
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
New Hampshire's sixteenth Rockingham state house district is represented by Republican Representative Bob Nigrello.

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. James B. Webber is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Bob Nigrello is 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. Bob Nigrello (R) defeated James B. Webber (D) in the general election and incumbent Glenn Ritter in the Republican primary. Webber was unopposed in the Democratic primary.[7][8][9]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 16, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Nigrello 69.5% 993
     Democratic James Webber 30.5% 435
Total Votes 1,428
New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 16 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBob Nigrello 53.5% 303
Glenn Ritter Incumbent 46.5% 263
Total Votes 566

Campaign contributions

Since 2004, candidates for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 16 have raised a total of $17,009. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $304 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 16
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $0 7 $0
2010 $5,102 13 $392
2008 $3,157 14 $226
2006 $3,074 10 $307
2004 $5,676 12 $473
Total $17,009 56 $304

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