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|New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 6|
|December 3, 2014 - present|
|December 6, 2016|
|Years in position||1|
|Base salary||$200/two-year term|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 5|
|1982 - 2012|
She served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing Rockingham 5 from 1982 to 2012. Katsakiores' other political experiences include council member for the Town of Derry, assistant caucus whip and member of the Rockingham City Republican Committee.
Katsakiores graduated from Saugus High School and attended Malden Business School. Her professional experience includes working as a demonstrator at Shaw's Supermarket and reporter for Derry News.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Katsakiores served on the following committees:
|New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Katsakiores served on this committee:
|New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Children and Family Law|
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. Four candidates were unopposed in the Democratic primary, while twelve candidates faced off in the Republican primary. The general election was contested by four Democrats and ten Republicans. The Democrats were Bobby Jones, Fred Bates, Mary Eisner, and incumbent Mary Till. The Republicans participants were G. Thomas Cardon, Phyllis Katsakiores, Katherine Prudhomme-O'Brien, and incumbents Brian Chirichiello, Beverly Ann Ferrante, Robert Fesh, David Milz, John O'Connor, John Potucek and Jim Webb. All ten Republicans were victorious over the Democrats in the general election.
|New Hampshire House of Representatives Rockingham 6 District, General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Beverly Ann Ferrante Incumbent||8.2%||5,313|
|Republican||Jim Webb Incumbent||8.1%||5,277|
|Republican||John O'Connor Incumbent||8%||5,206|
|Republican||Brian Chirichiello Incumbent||7.9%||5,113|
|Republican||Robert Fesh Incumbent||7.3%||4,767|
|Republican||David Milz Incumbent||7.2%||4,687|
|Republican||G. Thomas Cardon||7%||4,546|
|Democratic||Mary Till Incumbent||6%||3,899|
Katsakiores advanced past the September 14 primary election. She faced incumbent Gina Hutchinson (D), incumbent Barbara McCarthy (D), Betsy Burtis (D), incumbent Frank Sapareto (R), incumbent Patricia Dowling (R), incumbent Robert Fesh (R), incumbent Beverly Ann Ferrante (R), incumbent Kenneth Gould (R), Jeffrey DeRego (D), Deborah Cuenca (D), Nick Arancio (D), Eladio Cucena, Jr. (D), John O'Connor (R), James Webb (R), Brian Chirichiello (R) and Kevin Reichard (R) in the November 2 general election.
On November 4, 2008, Katsakiores won election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives from Rockingham County District 5, which sends eleven representatives to the New Hampshire House of Representatives, by finishing with the highest vote total in the election. Katsakiores received 6,670 votes. The other winning candidates from District 5 were Patricia Dowling (R) with 6,632 votes, George Katsakiores (R) with 6,141 votes, Frank Sapareto (R) with 5,999 votes, Kenneth Gould (R) with 5,761 votes, Beverly Ann Ferrante (R) with 5,684 votes, Gina Hutchinson (D) with 5,557 votes, Robert Fesh (R) with 5,515 votes, Barbara McCarthy (D) with 5,490 votes, James Rausch (R) with 5,398 votes and John Gleason (R) with 5,373 votes. The losing candidates in the race were Brian Chirichiello (R) with 5,270 votes, Kevin Reichard (R) with 5,257 votes, Elizabeth Ives (D) with 5,190 votes, Dan McKenna (D) with 5,157 votes, Cristi Egenolf with 4,987 votes, Alyssa Graham (D) with 4,968 votes, Brent Carney (D) with 4,914 votes, Beth Darasz (D) with 4,327 votes, Nick Arancio (D) with 4,314 votes, Martin Poitzsch (D) with 3,906 votes and George Fodor (D) with 3,301 votes.
In 2010, a year in which Katsakiores was up for re-election, she did not collect any money in donations.
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Katsakiores and her husband, George, have six children.
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