Bernard Benn

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Bernard Benn
Grafton 9 District, New Hampshire House
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Democrat
Profession Architect
Website Official website
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.

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.[1]

Committee assignments



See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

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


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).[2]

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

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Grafton District 8
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


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

His major contributors are listed below.[4]

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

External links

Suggest a link


  1. Project Vote Smart - Rep. Benn
  2. New Hampshire House of Representatives official election results for 2008
  3. Follow the Money's report on Benn's 2008 campaign contributions
  4. Campaign contributors to Bernard Benn
Political offices
Preceded by
New Hampshire House of Representatives - Grafton 9 District
Succeeded by