Charles Weed

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Charles Weed
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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Cheshire 3
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'sMiddlebury College
Master'sUniversity of Massachusetts, 1985 and University of Denver, 1970
Ph.D.University of Denver, 1974
Personal
BirthdayApril 1, 1943
Place of birthEvanston, IL
Websites
Office website
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Charles Weed (b. April 1, 1943) is a Democratic member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing Cheshire 3. He was first elected to the chamber in 2000.

Biography

Weed earned his B.A. in political science from Middlebury College; Ph.D. in international studies from the University of Denver; and M.S. in labor studies from the University of Massachusetts. His professional experience includes working as a Professor of Political Science at Keene State College since 1972, social studies teacher and coach at Northwood School; social science coordinator at North Country School; and visiting faculty at Belgorad Pedagogical Institute-Russia.

His political experience includes serving as a New Hampshire Democratic Party convention delegate, and coordinator of Jesse Jackson's presidential campaign in the Monadnock Region.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2013
Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Weed served on this committee:

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2011
Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services

Election history

2012

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012

Weed won re-election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Cheshire 16. Weed advanced past the September 11 Democratic primary and won re-election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Cheshire 16, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Weed Incumbent 51.9% 7,625
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDelmar Burridge 38% 5,592
     Libertarian Ian Freeman 10.1% 1,488
Total Votes 14,705

2010

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

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

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Cheshire 3 general election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Moore (D) 779
Green check mark transparent.png Charles Weed (D) 4,061
Green check mark transparent.png David Meader (D) 3,686
Green check mark transparent.png Steven Lindsey (D) 3,654
Green check mark transparent.png Cynthia Chase (D) 3,590
Green check mark transparent.png Gladys Johnsen (D) 3,532
Green check mark transparent.png Sam Hawkes (D) 3,340
Peter Benik (R) 2,588
Maureen Benik Metivier (R) 2,566
Joseph Bendzinski (R) 2,387
Jack Laurent (R) 2,285
William Chaffee (R) 2,261
Arto Leino (R) 2,193

2008

On November 4, 2008, Weed ran for the Cheshire 3 District of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, winning the first of seven seats with 7,573 votes, ahead of Kris Roberts (D) with 6,851 votes, Suzanne Butcher (D) with 6,468 votes, Timothy Robertson (D) with 6,366 votes, David Meader (D) with 6,313 votes, Steven Lindsey (D) with 6,309 votes, Delmar Burridge (D) with 5,547 votes, Varrin Swearingen (R) with 3,614 votes, Peter Benik (R) with 3,461 votes, David H Harvey (R) with 3,019 votes, Arto Antero Leino (R) with 2,980 votes, William Chaffee Jr. (R) with 2,949 votes, Dillion Benick (R) with 2,839 votes, Searingen (R) with 2,291 votes, and 65 votes for Others. [3]


New Hampshire House of Representatives,

Cheshire District 3

Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Charles Weed (D) 7,573
Green check mark transparent.png Kris Roberts (D) 6,851
Green check mark transparent.png Suzanne Butcher (D) 6,468
Green check mark transparent.png Timothy Robertson (D) 6,366
Green check mark transparent.png David Meader (D) 6,313
Green check mark transparent.png Steven Lindsey (D) 6,309
Green check mark transparent.png Delmar Burridge (D) 5,547
Varrin Swearingen (R) 3,614
Peter Benik (R) 3,461
David H Harvey (R) 3,019
Arto Antero Leino (R) 2,980
William Chaffee Jr. (R) 2,949
Dillion Benick (R) 2,839
Searingen (R) 2,291
Others 65

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Weed was up for re-election, he did not collect any money in donations.[4]

Personal

Weed and his wife, April, have five children..[5]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Cheshire 16
2012–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Cheshire 3
2000–2012
Succeeded by
Daniel Adams Eaton (D)