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|New Hampshire State House, Rockingham 4|
|2004 - 2012|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
Bettencourt is in an ownership partner of DB's Instructional Baseball/Softball Academy and a writer. His other professional experience is as an aide in the Office of the Governor of Massachusetts, and as head coach and general manager of Rockingham County Red Storm Baseball Club.
Bettencourt earned his BS in political science and communication from the University of New Hampshire and attended the University of Massachusetts.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bettencourt served on these committees:
- Rules, Clerk
Bettencourt previously served on the following committees:
On November 2, 2010 Bettencourt won election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives.
Bettencourt advanced past the September 14 primary election. He faced incumbent Carolyn Webber (D), Kevin Waterhouse (R), incumbent Mary Griffin (R), incumbent Charles McMahon (R), incumbent Marilinda Garcia (R), incumbent David Bates (R), incumbent Walter Kolodziej (R), incumbent Ronald Belanger (R), incumbent Robert Elliott (R), Daphne Kenyon (D), Ann Kern (D), Matthew Groch (D), Jane Lang (D), Jocelyn Leary (D), Christine White-Rogers (D), Lori Demaine (D), Neil Fallon (D), Ellie Rouillard (D), Thomas Witham (D), Henri Azibert (D), Matthew O'Shaughnessy (D), John Sytek (R), Richard Okerman (R), Gary Azarian (R), and Donna Mauro (R) in the November 2 general election.
On November 4, 2008, Bettencourt won election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives from Rockingham County District 4, which sends thirteen representatives to the New Hampshire House of Representatives, by finishing with the highest vote total in the election. Bettencourt received 10,390 votes. The other winning candidates from District 4 were Mary Griffin (R) with 10,171 votes, Charles McMahon (R) with 9,297 votes, Anne Priestley (R) with 9,197 votes, Ronald Belanger (R) with 9,155 votes, Anthony DiFruscia (R) with 9,098 votes, Russell Ingram (R) with 8,367 votes, Robert Elliott (R) with 8,324 votes, Mark Pearson (R) with 8,293 votes, Margaret Crisler (R) with 7,886 votes, Walter Kolodziej (R) with 7,744 votes, David Bates (R) with 7,674 votes, and Carolyn Webber (D) with 7,624 votes. The losing candidates in the race were Marilinda Garcia (R) with 7,472 votes, Jessica Garofalo (D) with 6,544 votes, Doris Flaherty (D) with 6,216 votes, Michael Caruso (D) with 6,204 votes, Carol Schneider (D) with 6,158 votes, Connor O'Brien (D) with 6,089 votes, Camron Iannaflo (D) with 6,041 votes, Fran Brennan (D) with 5,675 votes, Frank Kern (D) with 5,326 votes, Lori Demaine (D) with 5,249 votes, Gerald Capron (D) with 4,423 votes, Henri Azibert (D) with 4,254 votes, and Neelima Gogumalla (D) with 4,160 votes. 
In 2010, a year in which Bettencourt was up for re-election, he collected $4,060 in donations.
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- In the Name of a Legacy - New York Times
- Boston Hero Looked Guy With Bag Straight in the Eyes - Bloomberg
- Federal prosecutors preparing charges against Boston Marathon bombing suspect - Charlotte Observer
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- New Hampshire House of Representatives
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004
- D.J. Bettencourt on Facebook
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