Jim Luther

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Jim Luther
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New Hampshire State Senate District 12
Former member
In office
2010 - 2012
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$200/two-year term
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Term limitsN/A
Websites
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Jim Luther is a former Republican member of the New Hampshire State Senate, representing District 14 from 2010 to 2012.

Luther is the founder and owner of Mediamation Limited Liability Company. He has also been an employee at Digital Equipment, Wang Labs, and New England Business Service, Incorporated.

Luther is a graduate of Syracuse University.

Committee assignments

In the 2011-12 legislative session, Luther served on these committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Luther's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • Budget
Excerpt: "Our state government spends too much and this excessive spending needs to be reigned in. I will work to reduce the spending and debt to lighten the load on our overburdened taxpayers."
  • Jobs
Excerpt: "To fix our economy we need the right kind of leadership to bring jobs back to New Hampshire. We need to create the right economic climate to have businesses prosper and create jobs."
  • Taxes
Excerpt: "I will offer legislation to reduce spending and will never introduce an income or sales tax. I will also work to establish job creation incentives with tax credits"
  • Environment
Excerpt: "I will fight to maintain the scenery that makes NH unique and a great tourist attraction."

Elections

2012

See also: New Hampshire State Senate elections, 2012

Luther ran in the 2012 election for New Hampshire State Senate, District 12. Luther ran unopposed in the September 11th Republican primary election and was defeated by Peggy Gilmour (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

New Hampshire State Senate, District 12, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPeggy Gilmour 51.9% 15,245
     Republican Jim Luther Incumbent 48.1% 14,101
Total Votes 29,346

2010

See also: New Hampshire State Senate elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Luther won election to the New Hampshire State Senate. He faced no opposition in the September 14 primary and defeated Peggy Gilmour in the general election.

New Hampshire State Senate, District 12 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Luther (R) 9,876
Peggy Gilmour (D) 8,811

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Luther ran for election, he collected $30,005 in donations.[3] His largest contributors in 2010 were:

New Hampshire State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jim Luther's campaign in 2010
Luther, Jim$6,100
Luther, C James$2,000
Luther, Melinda$2,000
Ledoux, Mark$1,500
Nashua Republican City Cmte$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $30,005

Personal

Luther and his wife, Melinda, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Peggy Gilmour (D)
New Hampshire State Senate District 12
2010–2012
Succeeded by
Peggy Gilmour (D)