New Hampshire House of Representatives District Rockingham 6

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New Hampshire House of Representatives District Rockingham 06
Current incumbentJames Webb Republican Party
Phyllis Katsakiores Republican Party
G. Thomas Cardon Republican Party
John Potucek Republican Party
John O'Connor Republican Party
David Milz Republican Party
Robert Fesh Republican Party
Beverly Ann Ferrante Republican Party
Brian Chirichiello Republican Party
Katherine Prudhomme-O'Brien Republican Party
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
New Hampshire's sixth Rockingham state house district is represented by James Webb (R), Phyllis Katsakiores (R), G. Thomas Cardon (R), John Potucek (R), John O'Connor (R), David Milz (R), Robert Fesh (R), Beverly Ann Ferrante (R), Brian Chirichiello (R) and Katherine Prudhomme-O'Brien (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 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. Four candidates were unopposed in the Democratic primary, while twelve candidates faced off in the Republican primary.[6] The general election was contested by four Democrats and ten Republicans. The Democrats were Bobby Jones, Fred Bates, Mary Eisner, and incumbent Mary Till. The Republicans participants were G. Thomas Cardon, Phyllis Katsakiores, Katherine Prudhomme-O'Brien, and incumbents Brian Chirichiello, Beverly Ann Ferrante, Robert Fesh, David Milz, John O'Connor (New Hampshire), John Potucek, and Jim Webb. All ten Republicans were victorious over the Democrats in the general election.[7]


New Hampshire House of Representatives Rockingham 6 District, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPhyllis Katsakiores 8.6% 5,582
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBeverly Ann Ferrante Incumbent 8.2% 5,313
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Webb Incumbent 8.1% 5,277
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn O'Connor Incumbent 8% 5,206
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Chirichiello Incumbent 7.9% 5,113
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKatherine Prudhomme-O'Brien 7.8% 5,079
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Potucek 7.5% 4,853
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Fesh Incumbent 7.3% 4,767
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Milz Incumbent 7.2% 4,687
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngG. Thomas Cardon 7% 4,546
     Democratic Mary Till Incumbent 6% 3,899
     Democratic Mary Eisner 6% 3,888
     Democratic Bobby Jones 5.2% 3,356
     Democratic Fred Bates 5.1% 3,338
Total Votes 64,904


New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 6 District Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJim Webb Incumbent 10% 1,474
Green check mark transparent.pngPhyllis Katsakiores 9.7% 1,423
Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Chirichiello Incumbent 9.5% 1,390
Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Fesh Incumbent 9.2% 1,358
Green check mark transparent.pngBeverly Ann Ferrante Incumbent 9% 1,324
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn O'Connor Incumbent 9% 1,320
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Milz Incumbent 8.4% 1,231
Green check mark transparent.pngG. Thomas Cardon 7.9% 1,161
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Potucek 7.8% 1,147
Green check mark transparent.pngKatherine Prudhomme-O'Brien 6.7% 983
Teresa Hampton 6.4% 940
Cory Reynolds 6.4% 940
Total Votes 14,691

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. Incumbent James Webb (R), Mary Till (D), David Thompson (R), incumbent Frank Sapareto (R), incumbent John O'Connor (R), David Milz (R), incumbent Robert Fesh (R), incumbent Beverly Ann Ferrante (R), incumbent Brian Chirichiello (R) and Elizabeth Burtis (D) won election to the House in the general election on November 6. All four Democratic candidates advanced past the September 11 Democratic primary. Ten candidates, including incumbents Webb, Sapareto, O'Connor, Fesh, Ferrante, and Chirichiello, advanced past the September 11 Republican primary.[8][9][10]

Campaign contributions

Since 2004, candidates for New Hampshire House of Representatives District Rockingham 6 have raised a total of $4,737. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $175 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, New Hampshire House of Representatives District Rockingham 6
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $0 16 $0
2010 $547 2 $274
2008 $594 3 $198
2006 $1,307 3 $436
2004 $2,289 3 $763
Total $4,737 27 $175

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