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Philip Preston
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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Grafton 8
Former member
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2006-2010
PartyDemocratic
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Philip Preston is a former Democratic member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives. He has represented the Grafton 8 District from 2006 to 2010.

Preston's professional experience includes town moderator of Ashland and moderator of Ashland School District.[1]

Committee assignments

While in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, Preston served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012

Preston ran for election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Grafton 9. Preston advanced past the September 11 primary and was defeated in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Grafton 9, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSkip Reilly Incumbent 28.2% 2,370
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Shackett Incumbent 27.6% 2,320
     Democratic Judy Wallick 23.2% 1,952
     Democratic Philip Preston 21% 1,765
Total Votes 8,407
New Hampshire House of Representatives, Grafton 9 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJudy Wallick 44.8% 466
Green check mark transparent.pngPhillip Preston 38.9% 405
Jeremy Olson 16.3% 170
Total Votes 1,041

2010

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

Preston failed to advance past the November 2, 2010, general election.


Preston advanced past the September 14 primary election. He faced Jennifer Tuthill (D), Marilyn Lieto (D), Skip Reilly (R), Jeff Shackett (R), and Paul Simard (R) in the November 2 general election.


New Hampshire House of Representatives, Grafton 8 general election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Skip Reilly (R) 2,232
Green check mark transparent.png Jeff Shackett (R) 2,119
Green check mark transparent.png Paul Simard (R) 1,864
Philip Preston (D) 1,618
Jennifer Tuthill (D) 1,500
Marilyn Lieto (D) 1,371

2008

On November 4, 2008, Preston won re-election by finishing second for the three-seat Grafton District 8 of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, receiving 2,547 votes behind Republican Burton Williams (2,889) and ahead of Republican Margie Maybeck (2,439), Democrat Michelle Clark (2,314), Republican Robert Berti (2,287), Democrat Nancy Zurhellen (1,946), and "Others" (8).[4]

Preston raised $2,125 for his campaign, against $450 by Maybeck and $1,650 by Berti.[5]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Grafton District 8
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Burton Williams (R) 2,889
Green check mark transparent.png Philip Preston (D) 2,547
Green check mark transparent.png Margie Maybeck (R) 2,439
Michelle Clark (D) 2,314
Robert Berti (R) 2,287
Nancy Zurhellen (D) 1,946
Others 8

Campaign donors

2008

Preston raised $2,125 for the 2008 election.

His major contributors are listed below.[6]

Donor Amount
Nathaniel Preston $500
Timothy Fischer $500
Deborah Adams $250
Roger and Tracy Unreadable $250

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