New Hampshire House of Representatives District Sullivan 4
|New Hampshire House of Representatives District Sullivan 04|
|Current incumbent||Larry Converse|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
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. Larry Converse was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while George T. Caccavaro, Jr. was unopposed in the Republican primary. Converse and Caccavaro faced off in the general election. The initial vote count for the general election, Converse led by only 7 votes. A mandatory recount took place on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, and Converse was declared the winner. Converse defeated Caccavaro by 10 votes.
|New Hampshire House of Representatives Sullivan 4 District, General Election, 2014|
|Republican||George T. Caccavaro, Jr.||49.6%||693|
Joe Osgood (R) won election in the special election for New Hampshire House of Representatives Sullivan District 4. The seat was vacant following Thomas Donovan's (D) resignnation due to his health on February 20, 2013. Osgood defeated Larry Converse (D) in the special election which took place on June 4.
|New Hampshire House of Representatives, Sullivan District 4, Special Election, 2013|
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. Thomas Donovan (D) defeated incumbent Charlene Lovett (R) in the general election. Both candidates were unopposed in the September 11 primary elections.
|New Hampshire House of Representatives, Sullivan 4, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Charlene Lovett Incumbent||43.1%||862|
Since 2004, candidates for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Sullivan 4 have raised a total of $33,075. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $848 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.
|Campaign contributions, New Hampshire House of Representatives, Sullivan 4|
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