New Hampshire State Senate District 11

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New Hampshire State Senate District 11
Current incumbentVacant
Population56,670
Ethnicity0.89% Black (Voting-Age), 1.44% Hispanic (Voting-Age)
Voting age75.79% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
New Hampshire's eleventh state senate district is currently vacant.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 56,670 civilians reside within New Hampshire's eleventh state senate district.[1] New Hampshire state senators represent an average of 54,853 residents, as of the 2010 Census.[2] After the 2000 Census, each member represented 51,491 residents.[3]

About the office

Members of the New Hampshire State Senate serve two-year terms and are not subject to term limits. New Hampshire legislators assume office the month after elections (December).

Qualifications

To be eligible to serve in the New Hampshire Senate, a candidate must be:[4]

  • At least thirty years of age
  • A resident of the state for seven years immediately preceding the election
  • An inhabitant of the district for which they are chosen

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2010, members of the New Hampshire Senate are paid $200/two-year term. There is no per diem.[5]

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

If there is a vacancy in the senate, 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.[6][7]

Elections

2014

See also: New Hampshire State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New Hampshire State Senate 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. Roger H. Tilton was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Gary Daniels defeated Daniel Dwyer, Dan Hynes and Maureen Mooney in the Republican primary. Tilton and Daniels faced off in the general election.[8] Daniels defeated Tilton in the general election, and was elected to the vacant seat.[9]


New Hampshire State Senate, District 11 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGary Daniels 38.8% 2,126
Maureen Mooney 30.7% 1,682
Dan Hynes 16.2% 888
Daniel Dwyer 14.3% 781
Total Votes 5,477

2012

See also: New Hampshire State Senate elections, 2012

Elections for the office of New Hampshire State Senate 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 Peter Bragdon (R) was unopposed in the general election and defeated Daniel Dwyer in the Republican primary.[10][11][12][13]

New Hampshire State Senate, District 11, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Bragdon Incumbent 100% 18,644
Total Votes 18,644

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for New Hampshire State Senate District 11 have raised a total of $601,234. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $35,367 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, New Hampshire State Senate District 11
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $38,354 2 $19,177
2010 $34,658 2 $17,329
2008 $48,942 2 $24,471
2006 $48,787 2 $24,394
2004 $199,739 3 $66,580
2002 $163,087 4 $40,772
2000 $67,667 2 $33,834
Total $601,234 17 $35,367

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