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Suzanne Butcher

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Suzanne Butcher
New Hampshire House of Representatives, Cheshire 3
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democrat

Suzanne Butcher (b. November 4, 1948) is a former former Democratic member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives. She represented the Cheshire 3 District from 2004-2010; she was also the second vice president of Cheshire County Democrats during that time.

Butcher has professional experience as a foreign service officer with the United States State Department.

Butcher earned her B.A. in Political Science from Allegheny College and M.A. in Latin American Studies from Stanford University. She and her husband, Larry, have two children.[1]

Committee assignments

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



See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

Butcher did not seek re-election to Cheshire District 3 in 2010.


On November 4, 2008, Butcher ran for a seat in Cheshire District 3 of the New Hampshire House of Representatives. She won the third of seven seats with 6,468 votes, behind Charles Weed (D) with 7,573 votes and Kris Roberts (D) with 6,851 votes. She was ahead of Timothy Robertson (D) with 6,366 votes, David Meader (D) with 6,313 votes, Steven Lindsey (D) with 6,309 votes, Delmar Burridge (D) with 5,547 votes, Varrin Swearingen (R) with 3,614 votes, Peter Benik (R) with 3,461 votes, David H Harvey (R) with 3,019 votes, Arto Antero Leino (R) with 2,980 votes, William Chaffee Jr. (R) with 2,949 votes, Dillion Benick (R) with 2,839 votes, Searingen (R) with 2,291 votes, and 65 votes for Others.[2]

New Hampshire House of Representatives,

Cheshire District 3

Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Suzanne Butcher (D) 6,468
Green check mark transparent.png Charles Weed (D) 7,573
Green check mark transparent.png Kris Roberts (D) 6,851
Green check mark transparent.png Timothy Robertson (D) 6,366
Green check mark transparent.png David Meader (D) 6,313
Green check mark transparent.png Steven Lindsey (D) 6,309
Green check mark transparent.png Delmar Burridge (D) 5,547
Varrin Swearingen (R) 3,614
Peter Benik (R) 3,461
David H Harvey (R) 3,019
Arto Antero Leino (R) 2,980
William Chaffee Jr. (R) 2,949
Dillion Benick (R) 2,839
Searingen (R) 2,291
Others 65

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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Cheshire 3
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