Elections for the office of New Hampshire State Senate
will consist of a primary election on September 9, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014
. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election is June 13, 2014.
The New Hampshire State Senate is one of 20 state legislative chambers noted by Ballotpedia staff as being a battleground chamber. The New Hampshire Senate has a difference in partisan balance between Democrats and Republican of two seats, which amounts to 8.3 percent of the chamber. In 2012, a total of eight districts were competitive or mildly competitive. There were five districts where the margin of victory was 5 percent or less in the 2012 elections. Another three districts had a margin of victory between 5 and 10 percent.
- See also: Partisan composition of state senates
Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the New Hampshire State Senate:
To be eligible to serve in the New Hampshire Senate, a candidate must be:
- At least thirty years of age
- A resident of the state for seven years immediately preceding the election
- An inhabitant of the district for which they are chosen
List of candidates
Pending once the filing deadline occurs in 2014.