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|New Hampshire House of Representatives, Grafton 9|
|2000 - Present|
|December 3, 2014|
|Years in position||14|
|Base salary||$200/two-year term|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Master's||Harvard University, 1968|
|Place of birth||Plainfield, NJ|
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.
Benn earned his BA in architecture from Pratt Institute and MA in Harvard University.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Benn served on these committees:
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.
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)|
|Sharon Nordgren (R)||3,712|
|David Pierce (R)||3,687|
|Bernard Benn (R)||3,595|
|Beatriz Pastor-Bodmer (R)||3,462|
|Arthur Stout (D)||1,496|
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).
Benn raised $3,250 for his campaign, against $500 by Nordgren.
|New Hampshire House of Representatives, Grafton District 8|
|Sharon Nordgren (D)||5,656|
|David Pierce (D)||5,538|
|Bernard Benn (D)||5,481|
|Beatriz Pastor-Bodmer (D)||5,418|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
Benn raised $3,250 funds for the 2008 election.
His major contributors are listed below.
|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|
Benn and his wife, Vivian Kogan, have two children; Anneka and Joshua.
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- New Hampshire House of Representatives
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
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- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000
- New Hampshire Secretary of State - 2012 Primary Candidates
- New Hampshire Secretary of State - 2012 Primary Results
- New Hampshire House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- Follow the Money's report on Benn's 2008 campaign contributions
- Campaign contributors to Bernard Benn
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Benn