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  |Name = Bernard Benn
 
  |Name = Bernard Benn
 
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  |Position = New Hampshire House of Representatives, Grafton 9
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  |Position = New Hampshire House of Representatives, Grafton 12
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
  |Tenure = 2000 - Present
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  |Tenure = 2000 - present
 
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|December 3, 2014]]
 
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|December 3, 2014]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2000
 
  |Assumed office = 2000
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  |Profession = Architect  
 
  |Profession = Architect  
 
  |Religion = Jewish
 
  |Religion = Jewish
  |Office website = http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/house/members/memberlookup.aspx  
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  |Office website = http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/house/members/memberlookup.aspx
 
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{{tnr}}'''Bernard Benn''' (b. October 24, 1942) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New Hampshire House of Representatives]], representing the Grafton 9 District from 2000 to 2012, and Grafton 12 since December 5, 2012.
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{{tnr}}'''Bernard Benn''' (b. October 24, 1942) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New Hampshire House of Representatives]], representing Grafton 12.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2000.
  
Benn is an architect.  His other professional experiences include member of the New Hampshire Democratic State Committee, chair of Hanover Democratic Town Committee, and a volunteer with the Peace Corps, Tunisia.
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==Biography==
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Benn is an architect.  His other professional experiences include member of the New Hampshire Democratic State Committee, chair of Hanover Democratic Town Committee, and a volunteer with the Peace Corps in Tunisia.
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Benn earned his B.A. in architecture from Pratt Institute and M.A. in Harvard University.
  
Benn earned his BA in architecture from Pratt Institute and MA in Harvard University.
 
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2013-2014===
 
===2013-2014===
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Benn served on these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Benn served on the following committee:
  
 
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==Elections==
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==Election history==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
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===2008===
 
===2008===
  
On November 4, 2008, Benn won re-election by finishing third for the four-seat Grafton District 9 of the [[New Hampshire House of Representatives]], receiving 5,481 votes behind Democrats [[Sharon Nordgren]] (5,656) and [[David Pierce]] (5,538) and ahead of Democrat [[Beatriz Pastor-Bodmer]] (5,418) and "Others" (95).<ref>[http://www.sos.nh.gov/general2008/graftonrep08.htm ''New Hampshire House of Representatives official election results for 2008'']</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Benn won re-election by finishing third for the four-seat Grafton 9 District of the [[New Hampshire House of Representatives]], receiving 5,481 votes behind Democrats [[Sharon Nordgren]] (5,656) and [[David Pierce]] (5,538) and ahead of Democrat [[Beatriz Pastor-Bodmer]] (5,418) and "Others" (95).<ref>[http://www.sos.nh.gov/general2008/graftonrep08.htm ''New Hampshire House of Representatives official election results for 2008'']</ref>
  
 
Benn raised $3,250 for his campaign, against $500 by Nordgren.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=108282 ''Follow the Money's report on Benn's 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
 
Benn raised $3,250 for his campaign, against $500 by Nordgren.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=108282 ''Follow the Money's report on Benn's 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
  
 
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===2008===
 
 
Benn raised $3,250 funds for the 2008 election.
 
Benn raised $3,250 funds for the 2008 election.
  
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Benn and his wife, Vivian Kogan, have two children; Anneka and Joshua.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=42103 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Benn]</ref>
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Benn and his wife, Vivian Kogan.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=42103 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Benn]</ref>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/house/members/memberlookup.aspx New Hampshire House of Representatives]  
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*[http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/house/members/memberlookup.aspx Office website]  
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=42103 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=42103 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=42103 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=42103 Biography from Project Vote Smart]

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Bernard Benn
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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Grafton 12
Incumbent
In office
2000 - present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 14
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$200/two-year term
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sPratt Institute
Master'sHarvard University, 1968
Personal
Birthday10/24/1942
Place of birthPlainfield, NJ
ProfessionArchitect
ReligionJewish
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Bernard Benn (b. October 24, 1942) is a Democratic member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing Grafton 12. He was first elected to the chamber in 2000.

Biography

Benn is an architect. His other professional experiences include member of the New Hampshire Democratic State Committee, chair of Hanover Democratic Town Committee, and a volunteer with the Peace Corps in Tunisia.

Benn earned his B.A. in architecture from Pratt Institute and M.A. in Harvard University.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance
Finance - Division I, Vice Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Benn served on the following committee:

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2011
Finance
Finance - Division I

Election history

2012

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012

Benn won re-election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Grafton 12. Benn advanced past the September 11 primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

2010

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

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

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Grafton 9 general election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sharon Nordgren (R) 3,712
Green check mark transparent.png David Pierce (R) 3,687
Green check mark transparent.png Bernard Benn (R) 3,595
Green check mark transparent.png Beatriz Pastor-Bodmer (R) 3,462
Arthur Stout (D) 1,496

2008

On November 4, 2008, Benn won re-election by finishing third for the four-seat Grafton 9 District of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, receiving 5,481 votes behind Democrats Sharon Nordgren (5,656) and David Pierce (5,538) and ahead of Democrat Beatriz Pastor-Bodmer (5,418) and "Others" (95).[3]

Benn raised $3,250 for his campaign, against $500 by Nordgren.[4]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Grafton 9
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sharon Nordgren (D) 5,656
Green check mark transparent.png David Pierce (D) 5,538
Green check mark transparent.png Bernard Benn (D) 5,481
Green check mark transparent.png Beatriz Pastor-Bodmer (D) 5,418
Others 95

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2008

Benn raised $3,250 funds for the 2008 election.

His major contributors are listed below.[5]

Donor Amount
John and Mary Rassias $1,000
New Hampshire Medical Society $200
Katrina (Swett for Senate) Swett $200
New Hampshire Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons $200

Personal

Benn and his wife, Vivian Kogan.[6]

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