New Hampshire House of Representatives District Rockingham 5

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New Hampshire House of Representatives District Rockingham 05
Current incumbentLisa Whittemore Democratic Party
Daniel Tamburello Republican Party
Sherman Packard Republican Party
Betsy McKinney Republican Party
David Lundgren Republican Party
Robert Introne Republican Party
Alfred Baldasaro Republican Party
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
New Hampshire's fifth Rockingham state house district is represented by Lisa Whittemore (D), Daniel Tamburello (R), Sherman Packard (R), Betsy McKinney (R), David Lundgren (R), Robert Introne (R) and Alfred Baldasaro (R).

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 take place in 2014. A primary election took place September 9, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 13, 2014. Seven candidates were unopposed in the Democratic primary, while ten candidates faced off in the Republican primary. A full list of candidates running in the general election can be found here.[6]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 5 District Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAl Baldasaro Incumbent 15.6% 1,685
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Lundgren 12.5% 1,348
Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Introne 12.4% 1,337
Green check mark transparent.pngSherman Packard 11.8% 1,272
Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel Tamburello 10.4% 1,127
Green check mark transparent.pngBetsy McKinney 9.7% 1,049
Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Thomas 8% 868
Deirdre Carson 7.9% 860
Roger Fillio 6% 649
Dana Coons 5.8% 624
Total Votes 10,819

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. Lisa Whittemore (D), Daniel Tamburello (R), incumbent Sherman Packard (R), incumbent Betsy McKinney (R), incumbent David Lundgren (R), incumbent Robert Introne (R) and incumbent Alfred Baldasaro (R) won election to the House in the general election on November 6. All five Democratic candidates advanced past the September 11 Democratic primary. Seven candidates, including incumbents Packard, McKinney, Lundgren, Introne and Baldasaro, advanced past the September 11 Republican primary.[7][8][9]

Campaign contributions

Since 2004, candidates for New Hampshire House of Representatives District Rockingham 5 have raised a total of $24,324. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $219 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, New Hampshire House of Representatives District Rockingham 5
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $0 22 $0
2010 $4,534 20 $227
2008 $875 25 $35
2006 $8,831 15 $589
2004 $10,084 29 $348
Total $24,324 111 $219

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