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Butler is an owner and innkeeper of The Notchland Inn. His professional experience also includes selectman for the Board of Selectman, Hart's Location; town chair of Hart's Location Democratic Committee; resident nurse; and assistant administrator.
Butler earned his BS from Boston University School of Nursing and MA from New York University School of Nursing.
While in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, Butler served on the following committees:
Butler failed to advance past the November 2, 2010 general election.
Butler advanced past the September 14 primary election. She faced incumbent Tom Buco (D), incumbent Gene Chandler (R), incumbent Karen Umberger (R), Syndi White (R), William Riley (D), Frank McCarthy (R), and Laurie Pettengill (R) in the November 2 general election.
On November 4, 2008, Butler ran for the Carroll District 1 of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, winning the third of four seats with 3,796 votes, behind Tom Buco (D) with 4,180 votes and Gene Chandler (R) with 4,065 votes, and ahead of Karen Umberger (R) with 3,440 votes, Syndi White (D) with 3,174 votes, Gino Funicella (D) with 2,800 votes, Daniel Avery Bacon (R) with 2,566 votes, Sue Wernette (R) with 2,555 votes, and 6 votes for Others. 
Butler raised $4,158 for his campaign.
In 2008 Edward Butler collected $4,158 in donations. 
His four largest contributors in 2008 were:
|The Victory Fund||$1000|
- New Hampshire House of Representatives - Rep. Butler
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
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