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  |Name = Bernard Benn
 
  |Name = Bernard Benn
 
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  |Position = New Hampshire State House, 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 2, 2010|December 1, 2012]]
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  |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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  |Pension =  
 
  |Pension =  
  |Last election = [[New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |Last election = [[New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Appointed =  
 
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  |Appointed by =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |First elected = 2000
 
  |First elected = 2000
 
  |Term limits =
 
  |Term limits =
  |Next election = [[New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 4, 2014
 
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  |Birthday = 10/24/1942
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  |Birthday = October 24, 1942
  |Place of birth = Plainfield, NJ
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  |Place of birth = Plainfield, New Jersey
 
  |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]].  He has represented the Grafton 9 District since 2000.
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{{tnr}}'''Bernard L. 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 earned his B.A. in architecture from Pratt Institute, and M.A. from Harvard University.  His professional experience includes working as an architect.
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Benn has been a member of the New Hampshire Democratic State Committee, chair of the Hanover Democratic Town Committee, and a volunteer with the Peace Corps in Tunisia.
  
Benn earned his BA in architecture from Pratt Institute and MA in Harvard University.
 
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Benn served on the following committees:
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|State = New Hampshire
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Finance
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|Committee2 = Finance - Division I
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|Chair2 = Vice Chair
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Benn has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Benn served on the following committee:
* [[Finance Committee, New Hampshire House|Finance]]
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:*[[Finance - Division I Committee, New Hampshire House|Finance Subcommittee - Division I]]
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==Elections==
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{{Committee Assignments
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Finance
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|Committee2 = Finance - Division I
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}}
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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]]''
  
Benn is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012|New Hampshire House of Representatives]], Grafton 12. Benn advanced past the September 11 primary election. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://sos.nh.gov/2012ElectionInfo.aspx New Hampshire Secretary of State - 2012 Primary Candidates]</ref><ref>[http://sos.nh.gov/2012PrimElectResults.aspx New Hampshire Secretary of State - 2012 Primary Results]</ref>
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Benn won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012|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.<ref>[http://sos.nh.gov/2012ElectionInfo.aspx New Hampshire Secretary of State - 2012 Primary Candidates]</ref><ref>[http://sos.nh.gov/2012PrimElectResults.aspx New Hampshire Secretary of State - 2012 Primary Results]</ref>
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|party1=Democratic
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|party4=Democratic
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|winner1 =Patricia Higgins
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|winner2 =Sharon Nordgren
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|winner3 =Bernard Benn
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|winner4 =Beatriz Pastor
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|Inc2 =Y
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|votes1 =5326
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|votes2 =5262
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|votes3 =5245
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|votes4 =5217
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}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
  
 
:: ''See also: [[New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 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]].
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On November 2, 2010, Benn was re-elected to the [[New Hampshire House of Representatives]].
  
 
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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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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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|org3 = Lane, Jonathan & Terry
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===2008===
 
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|org3 = Katrina (Swett for Senate) Swett
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|org4 = New Hampshire Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
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Benn raised $3,250 funds for the 2008 election.
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|total raised = 5068
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|org1 = Dziewienski, Rosa
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|org3 = Benn, Judy
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|org4 = Benn, Alex & Lara
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|org5 = Lane, Jonathan & Terry
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|orgamount1 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 360
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|orgamount4 = 200
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|orgamount5 = 100
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His major contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=108282 Campaign contributors to Bernard Benn]</ref>
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===2004===
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|name = Benn
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|org2 = Rassias, John & Mary
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|org3 = Osteen, Louis & Marlene
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|org4 = Benn, Judy Tenzer
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|org5 = Benn, Alex & Williams, Lara
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|orgamount1 = 2000
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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==
 
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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.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]
 
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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
BirthdayOctober 24, 1942
Place of birthPlainfield, New Jersey
ProfessionArchitect
ReligionJewish
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Bernard L. 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 earned his B.A. in architecture from Pratt Institute, and M.A. from Harvard University. His professional experience includes working as an architect.

Benn has been a member of the New Hampshire Democratic State Committee, chair of the Hanover Democratic Town Committee, and a volunteer with the Peace Corps in Tunisia.

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]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Grafton 12, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatricia Higgins 25.3% 5,326
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSharon Nordgren Incumbent 25% 5,262
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBernard Benn Incumbent 24.9% 5,245
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBeatriz Pastor Incumbent 24.8% 5,217
Total Votes 21,050

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

Comprehensive donor information for Benn is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Benn raised a total of $15,483 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 1, 2013.[5]

Bernard Benn's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New Hampshire House, Grafton 12 Won $0
2010 New Hampshire House, Grafton 9 Won $1,875
2008 New Hampshire House, Grafton 9 Won $3,250
2006 New Hampshire House, Grafton 9 Won $5,068
2004 New Hampshire House, Grafton 9 Won $5,290
2002 New Hampshire House, District 17 Won $0
2000 New Hampshire House, District 10 Won $0
Grand Total Raised $15,483

2012

Benn won re-election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Benn raised a total of $0.

2010

Benn won re-election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Benn raised a total of $1,875.

2008

Benn won re-election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Benn raised a total of $3,250.

2006

Benn won re-election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Benn raised a total of $5,068.

2004

Benn won re-election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Benn raised a total of $5,290.

2002

Benn won re-election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Benn raised a total of $0.

2000

Benn won election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Benn raised a total of $0.

Personal

Benn and his wife, Vivian Kogan.[6]

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