Peter Bolster

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Peter Bolster
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Candidate for
New Hampshire House of Representatives, Belknap 8
PartyIndependent
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New Hampshire House of Representatives, Belknap 5
2008 - 2012
Personal
Birthday08/14/1941
Place of birthDanforth, ME
ProfessionRealtor
ReligionAmerican Baptist
CandidateVerification
Peter Bolster (b. August 14, 1941) is a 2014 Independent candidate for Belknap 8 of the New Hampshire House of Representatives.

He is a former Republican member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing the Belknap 5 District from 2008 to 2012.

Biography

Bolster earned his B.A. from Eastern University and his MDiv from Eastern University, Palmer School of Theology. Bolster's professional experience includes selectman for the Town of Alton since 2007; as well as a realtor and pastor. [1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bolster served on these committees:

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. Raymond Howard defeated Elaine Swinford in the Republican primary. Peter Bolster is running as an Independent candidate. Howard and Bolster will face off in the general election.[2]

2012

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bolster ran in the 2012 election for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Belknap 8. Bolster was defeated in the September 11 Republican primary election by Jane Cormier. Roberta Smith ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Belknap 8 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJane Cormier 67.5% 1,194
Peter Bolster Incumbent 32.5% 574
Total Votes 1,768

2010

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Bolster was re-elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives.

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Belknap 5 general election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jeffrey St. Cyr (R) 5,257
Green check mark transparent.png James Pilliod (R) 5,223
Green check mark transparent.png Alida Millham (R) 4,986
Green check mark transparent.png Elaine Swinford (R) 4,901
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Malone (R) 4,798
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Bolster (R) 4,732
Green check mark transparent.png Guy Comtois (R) 4,709
William Johnson (D) 3,067
Don Morin (D) 2,523
Ellen McClung (D) 2,267
Johan Andersen (D) 2,049
Owen Carey-Hatch (D) 2,037

2008

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Bolster ran for the Belknap District 5 of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, winning the fifth of seven seats with 5,729 votes, behind James Pilliod (R) with 6,717 votes, Jeffrey St. Cyr (R) with 6,388 votes, Alida Millham (R) with 6,131 votes, Laurie Boyce (R) with 6044 votes, and ahead of Elaine Swinford (R) with 5,305 votes, William Johnson (D) with 5,276 votes, Christiansen (R) with 5,246 votes, Richardson (D) with 4,734 votes, McClung (D) with 4,155 votes, Bourbeau (D) with 3,819 votes, Condodemetraky (D) with 3,595 votes, Hammond (D) with 3,508 votes and 94 votes for others.[5]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Belknap District 5
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Bolster (R) 5,729
Green check mark transparent.png James Pilliod (R) 6,717
Green check mark transparent.png Jeffrey St. Cyr (R) 6,388
Green check mark transparent.png Alida Millham (R) 6,131
Green check mark transparent.png Laurie Boyce (R) 6,044
Green check mark transparent.png Elaine Swinford (R) 5,305
Green check mark transparent.png William Johnson (D) 5,276
Kevin Christiansen (R) 5,246
Heather Richardson (D) 4,734
Ellen Marie McClung (D) 4,155
Kenny Bourbeau (D) 3,819
George Condodemetraky (D) 3,595
Duane Hammond (D) 3,508
Others 94

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Bolster was up for re-election, he did not collect any money in donations.[6]

Personal

Bolster and his wife, Clara, have three children; Valerie, Beth, and John.

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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Belknap 5
2008–present
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