New Hampshire state legislative special elections, 2012

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One special election for the New Hampshire State Legislature took place in 2012. This election was called to fill a vacancy in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough District 10.

How vacancies are filled


If there is a vacancy in the New Hampshire General Court, 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.[1][2]

Partisan breakdown

The current partisan breakdown of the Senate is as follows:

Party As of August 2014
     Democratic Party 11
     Republican Party 12
     Vacancy 1
Total 24

The current partisan breakdown of the House is as follows:

Party As of August 2014
     Democratic Party 213
     Republican Party 173
     Vacancy 14
Total 400

Special elections

February 21, 2012



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