Stephen Palmer

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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 23
Incumbent
In office
2008 - present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$200/two-year term
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionLegislator
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
This article is about the New Hampshire state representative. For the 2014 Massachusetts state House candidate, see Stephen Palmer (Massachusetts).

Stephen J. Palmer (b. October 30, 1942) is a Republican member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing Hillsborough 23. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Palmer served as a delegate to the Republican Party Convention in 1996.

Biography

Palmer graduated from Cromwell High School. His professional experience includes working as a senior elected technician for Vicor Corp from 1995 to 2008, and a test engineer for Lockheed Sanders from 1969 to 1993. Palmer served as a staff sergeant in the United States Air Force from 1961 to 1969.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Palmer served on the following committees:

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2013
Environment and Agriculture

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Palmer served on this committee:

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2011
Environment and Agriculture, Clerk

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Stephen Palmer endorsed Rick Santorum in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2012

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012

Palmer won re-election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 23. Palmer advanced past the September 11 primary and won re-election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 23, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Willette Incumbent 15.1% 3,789
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRuth Heden 13.3% 3,326
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngShawn Sweeney 12.7% 3,187
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngStephen Palmer Incumbent 12.4% 3,099
     Republican Andrew Seale 12.2% 3,048
     Democratic Andy Hughes 12% 2,997
     Democratic Roger Tilton 11.4% 2,845
     Democratic Herb Salmon 11% 2,748
Total Votes 25,039

2010

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Palmer was re-elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives.[4][5]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 6 general election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Willette (R) 5,536
Green check mark transparent.png Stephen Stepanek (R) 5,519
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Rowe (R) 5,433
Green check mark transparent.png William Belvin (R) 5,409
Green check mark transparent.png Gary Daniels (R) 5,385
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Hansen (R) 5,222
Green check mark transparent.png Sean Coughlin (R) 4,680
Green check mark transparent.png Stephen Palmer (R) 4,665
Shannon Chandley (D) 3,924
Ruth Heden (D) 3,490
John McDermott (D) 3,061
Nicole Chininis (D) 2,951
Callen Maynard (D) 2,709
John Shonle (D) 2,543

2008

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Palmer was elected by finishing eighth in the Hillsborough 6 District of the New Hampshire House of Representatives taking one of the eight potential seats there. Palmer (5,612) finished behind Cynthia Dokmo (7,123), and Robert Rowe (6,630), Peter Bergin (6,531), Gary Daniels (6,415), Robert Willette (6,403), William Belvin (6,091), and Shannon Chandley (5,730). He was followed by Michael Sroka (5,199), Peter Stearns (4,814), Nan Stearns (4,751), Milli Knudsen (4,701), John Bernard Mendolusky (4,219), Len Gerzon (4,216), Roger Tilton (3,905), David Micciche (3,681), Peter Hansen (2,805) and others (47) who were presumably write-ins.[6]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough District 6
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Cynthia Dokmo (R) 7,123
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Rowe (R) 6,630
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Bergin (R) 6,531
Green check mark transparent.png Gary Daniels (R) 6,415
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Willette (R) 6,403
Green check mark transparent.png William Belvin (R) 6,091
Green check mark transparent.png Shannon Chandley (D) 5,730
Green check mark transparent.png Stephen Palmer (R) 5,612
Michael Sroka (R) 5,199
Peter Stearns (D) 4,814
Nan Stearns (D) 4,751
Milli Knudsen (D) 4,701
John Bernard Mendolusky (D) 4,219
Len Gerzon (D) 4,216
Roger Tilton (D) 3,905
David Micciche (D) 3,681
Peter Hansen (I) 2,805
Others 47

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Palmer is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Palmer raised a total of $0 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 6, 2013.[7]

Stephen Palmer's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New Hampshire House, Hillsborough 23 Won $0
2010 New Hampshire House, Hillsborough 6 Won $0
2008 New Hampshire House, Hillsborough 6 Won $0
Grand Total Raised $0

2012

Palmer won re-election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Palmer raised a total of $0.
New Hampshire House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Stephen Palmer's campaign in 2012
Total Raised in 2012$0
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Palmer won re-election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Palmer raised a total of $0.

2008

Palmer won election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Palmer raised a total of $0.

Personal

Palmer and his wife, Antoinette, have one child; Michael.[8]

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