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|New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 13|
|December 3, 2014 - present|
|December 6, 2016|
|Years in position||0|
|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 8|
|1984 - 2012|
|Profession||AT&T technician (retired)|
He served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing Rockingham 8 from 1984 to 2012. Welch served as an assistant majority leader. He was also a delegate of the New Hampshire Constitutional Convention.
Welch retired after 31 years as a technician with AT&T. Welch attended Northern Essex Community College.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Welch served on this committee:
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 five candidates faced off in the Republican primary. The general election was contested by four Democrats and four Republicans. The Democrats were Peter D. Coffin, Christopher J. Cox, Carol Croteau, and Karen Fronterotta. The Republicans participants were Joe Guthrie, Ann M. Howe, David Welch, and incumbent Ken Weyler. All four Republicans were victorious over the Democrats in the general election.
|New Hampshire House of Representatives Rockingham 13 District, General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Ken Weyler Incumbent||16.8%||3,506|
|Republican||Ann M. Howe||16.3%||3,398|
|Democratic||Peter D. Coffin||7.8%||1,624|
|Democratic||Christopher J. Cox||7.7%||1,617|
|New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 13 District Republican Primary, 2014|
|Ken Weyler Incumbent||24.1%||1,035|
On November 4, 2008, Welch won re-election by finishing third out of eleven candidates for the seven-seat Rockingham District 8 of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, receiving 5,550 votes in the recount, down from 5,563.
|New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham District 8|
|David Welch (R)||5,550|
|Norman Major (R)||6,218|
|Roger Wells (R)||5,594|
|John Sedensky (R)||5,037|
|Don Van Patten (R)||4,881|
|John Flanders (R)||5,041|
|Melissa Lyons (D)||4,910|
|Ken Weyler (R)||4,881|
In 2010, a year in which Welch was up for re-election, he did not collect any money in donations.
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Welch and his wife, Carol, have nine children.
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- New Hampshire Secretary of State, "2014 Filing Period," accessed July 1, 2014
- New Hampshire Secretary of State, "2014 General Election Results," accessed December 3, 2014
- New Hampshire Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Results," accessed May 15, 2014
- New Hampshire Secretary of State, "2012 General Election Results," accessed May 15, 2014
- New Hampshire Secretary of State, "2010 Primary Election Results," accessed May 16, 2014
- New Hampshire Secretary of State, "2010 General Election Results," accessed May 16, 2014
- New Hampshire Secretary of State, "State General Election - November 4, 2008," accessed May 16, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 campaign contributions," accessed June 17, 2014
- Race 4 2012 "Romney Releases Additional New Hampshire Endorsements," September 26, 2011
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Welch