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James Powers
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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 16
Former member
In office
2010 - 2012
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2010
Term limitsN/A
James Powers is a former Democratic member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing the Rockingham 16 district from 2010 until 2012.

Powers' professional experience includes working as a psychologist at Powers Associates.

Powers earned his EdD from Boston University in 1982, his M.A. from Harvard University in 1961, his EdM from the University of New Hampshire, and his B.A. from Amherst College in 1959.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Powers served on these committees:



See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Powers won election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives.[1][2]

Powers advanced past the September 14 primary election. He faced incumbent Terie Norelli (D), incumbent Robin Read (D), incumbent Jacqueline Cali-Pitts (D), incumbent Laura Pantelakos (D), incumbent Rich DiPentima (D), Christopher Serlin (D), Jack Thorsen (R), Christopher Burns (R), Sue Polidura (R), Wayne Doherty (R), and Greg Bosselait (R) in the November 2 general election.

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 16 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Terie Norelli (D) 970
Green check mark transparent.png James Powers (D) 884
Green check mark transparent.png Robin Read (D) 790
Green check mark transparent.png Jacqueline Cali-Pitts (D) 782
Green check mark transparent.png Laura Pantelakos (D) 734
Green check mark transparent.png Christopher Serlin (D) 656
Green check mark transparent.png Rich DiPentima (D) 626
Rahul Sivaprasad (D) 618

Campaign donors


In 2010, a year in which Powers was up for re-election, he did not collect any money in donations.[3]


Powers and his wife, Eva, have two children.

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Preceded by
New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 16
Succeeded by
Bob Nigrello (R)