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New Hampshire House of Representatives District Rockingham 4
|New Hampshire House of Representatives District Rockingham 04|
|Current incumbent||William M. Gannon|
|Next election||November 8, 2016|
About the office
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."
- 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.
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.
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. Two candidates were unopposed in the Democratic primary, while nine candidates faced off in the Republican primary. The general election was contested by two Democrats and five Republicans. The Democrats were Charlotte Lister and Stephen D'Angelo. The Republicans participants were William M. Gannon, Jason Osborne, Chris True, incumbent Joseph Hagan, and incumbent James Devine. All five Republicans were victorious over the Democrats in the general election.
|New Hampshire House of Representatives Rockingham 4 District, General Election, 2014|
|Republican||William M. Gannon||17.1%||3,979|
|Republican||Joseph Hagan Incumbent||16.2%||3,786|
|Republican||James Devine Incumbent||16.1%||3,756|
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 Stella Tremblay (R), incumbent Joseph Hagan (R), Dan Dumaine (R), incumbent James Devine (R) and incumbent Gene Charron (R) won election to the House in the general election on November 6. Charlotte Lister and Kelly Upham‐Torosian were unopposed in the Democratic primary. Five candidates, including incumbents Tremblay, Hagan, Devine and Charron, advanced past the September 11 Republican primary.
Since 2004, candidates for New Hampshire House of Representatives District Rockingham 4 have raised a total of $60,989. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $409 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.
|Campaign contributions, New Hampshire House of Representatives District Rockingham 4|
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- State of New Hampshire, "State Constitution-Senate," accessed December 18, 2013(Referenced Sections, Section 34)
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- New Hampshire Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results," accessed December 6, 2013