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Dennis Vachon

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Dennis Vachon
Strafford 3 District New Hampshire House of Representatives
Former member
Term in office began
1996-2000, 2002-2004, 2006-
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Dennis Vachon (b. January 5, 1954) is a former Democratic member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives. He represented the Strafford 3 District from 1996-2000, 2002-2004, and 2006-2010. Vachon was a candidate for New Hampshire State Senate, District 4 in 2000.

Vachon is an attorney with Law Office of Dennis Vachon and a realtor with Vachon Realty. His other professional experiences include teaching with the Peace Corps Volunteer in West Africa and program specialist for the United States Department of Agriculture.

Vachon attended the economics program at the University of Maryland; earned a B.A. in Political Science from University of New Hampshire; and a J.D. from Antioch School of Law. He and his wife, Jane, have two children; John-Paul and Sarah.[1]



See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

Vachon did not seek re-election to Strafford 3 in 2010.


On November 4, 2008, Vachon finished second for the eight-seat Strafford District 3 in New Hampshire receiving 6,035 votes, behind Democrat Susan Price (New Hampshire)(6,190) and ahead of Democrats Robert Perry(5,864) and Larry Brown(5,717) and Rachel Burke(5,704), James E. Cyr(5,624) Sylvia J. Arcouette(5,409) and Bob Srnec(5,017) and Republicans David A. Bickford(5,576), Carol M. Vita(5,492), George L. Bailey(5,440), Jim Forsythe(5,426), Dunc Chaplin(5,352), David L. Mincin(4,847), and Marty Harty(4,659), and others(20).[2]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Strafford District 3
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Susan Price (New Hampshire) (D) 6,190
Green check mark transparent.png Dennis Vachon (D) 6,035
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Perry (D) 5,864
Green check mark transparent.png Larry Brown (D) 5,717
Green check mark transparent.png Rachel Burke (D) 5,704
Green check mark transparent.png James Cyr (D) 5,624
Green check mark transparent.png David Bickford (R) 5,576
Green check mark transparent.png Carol Vita (R) 5,492
George L. Bailey (R) 5,440
Jim Forsythe (R) 5,426
Sylvia Arcouette (D) 5,409
Dunc Chaplin (R) 5,352
Bob Srnec (D) 5,017
David Mincin (R) 4,847
Marty Harty (R) 4,659
Others 20

Committee assignments

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

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Political offices
Preceded by
New Hampshire House Strafford 3 District
1996-2000, 2002-2004, 2006–2010
Succeeded by