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Peter Silva
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Candidate for
New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 35
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 26
2008 - 2012
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Peter Silva was a 2013 Republican candidate for Hillsborough District 35 of the New Hampshire House of Representatives.[1]

Silva previously served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 2008 to 2012.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Silva served on these committee:

Elections

2013

See also: New Hampshire state legislative special elections, 2013

Silva ran in a special election for New Hampshire House of Representatives Hillsborough District 35. The seat was vacant following Rep. Roland LaPlante (D)'s resignation due to his health. Silva was unopposed in the September 17 Republican primary and was defeated by Latha Mangipudi (D) in the special election, which took place on November 5.[2][3][4][1]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough District 35, Special Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLatha Mangipudi 59% 862
     Republican Peter Silva 41% 598
Total Votes 1,460

2012

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012

Silva ran for re-election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 35. Silva advanced past the September 11 primary and was defeated in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 35, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMary Nelson 19.8% 2,321
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel Hansberry 18.8% 2,213
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRoland LaPlante 18.1% 2,121
     Republican Peter Silva Incumbent 15.5% 1,827
     Republican Bill Joransen 14.3% 1,675
     Republican Michael Reed Incumbent 13.6% 1,593
Total Votes 11,750
New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 35 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Silva Incumbent 32.6% 344
Green check mark transparent.pngBill Joransen 27.4% 289
Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Reed Incumbent 21.8% 230
Ed Stebbins 18.1% 191
Total Votes 1,054

2010

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Silva was re-elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives.

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 26 general election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Silva (R) 4,554
Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Brown (R) 4,238
Green check mark transparent.png Bill Ohm (R) 4,152
Green check mark transparent.png Randall Whitehead (R) 4,010
Green check mark transparent.png Barry Palmer (R) 3,977
Green check mark transparent.png Don LeBrun (R) 3,920
Green check mark transparent.png David Robbins (R) 3,758
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Reed (R) 3,749
Green check mark transparent.png James Summers (R) 3,637
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Krasucki (R) 3,601
Angeline Kopka (d) 3,531
Brian Poznanski (D) 3,384
Michael O'Brien (D) 3,266
John Kelley (D) 3,193
Carolyn Lisle (D) 2,968
Arthur Douzanis (D) 2,936
Roland LaPlante (D) 2,911
Tom Finnerty (D) 2,943
Linda Harriott-Gathright (D) 2,868
Richard Thompson (D) 2,696

2008

On November 4, 2008, Peter Silva won one of the 10 available seats to the New Hampshire House of Representatives, receiving 5,743 votes.

Silva raised $2,035 for his campaign.[7]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough District 26
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Silva (R) 5,743
Green check mark transparent.png Angeline Kopka (D) 5,869
Green check mark transparent.png John Kelley (D) 5,793
Green check mark transparent.png Kimberly Shaw (D) 5,754
Green check mark transparent.png Michael O'Brien (D) 5,347
Green check mark transparent.png Brian Poznanski (D) 5,291
Green check mark transparent.png Pamela Price (R) 5,242
Green check mark transparent.png Joan Schulze (D) 5,222
Green check mark transparent.png Carolyn Lisle (D) 4,960
Green check mark transparent.png Roland LaPlante (D) 4,908
Robert Thompson (D) 4,748
Sue Murotake (R) 4,711
Mosher (R) 4,667
Stephen Palmer (R) 4,564
Roy Ferreira (R) 4,540
Yanko (R) 4,390
Bowker (R) 4,342
Cernota (R) 4,335
John Lisle (D) 4,285
Mary Allen (R) 4,180
Others 60

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Silva was up for re-election, he collected $2,358 in donations.[8]

2008

Silva raised $2,035 for the 2008 election.

His major contributors are listed below.[9]

Donor Amount
House Representative VICT PAC $250
Mario Pagano $200
Joe Sweeney $200

Personal

Silva and his wife, Pam, have four children.[10]

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