|Grafton 9 District, New Hampshire House|
| Assumed office|
| Current term ends|
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. He and his wife, Vivian Kogan, have two children; Anneka and Joshua.
Benn advanced past the September 14 primary election. He faces incumbent Sharon Nordgren (D), Arthur Stout (R), incumbent David Pierce (D), and incumbent Beatriz Pastor-Bodmer (D) in the November 2 general election.
|New Hampshire House of Representatives, Grafton 9 Democratic Primary (2010)|
|Sharon Nordgren (D)||1,119|
|Bernard Benn (D)||1,089|
|David Pierce (D)||1,092|
|Beatriz Pastor-Bodmer (D)||1,034|
On November 4, 2008, Benn won reelection 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|
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|
- New Hampshire House of Representatives
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Benn
- 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
|New Hampshire House of Representatives - Grafton 9 District
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