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Jeb Bradley
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New Hampshire State Senate District 3
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$200/two-year term
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedApril 21, 2009
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
United States House of Representatives, District 1
2004 - 2006
New Hampshire State House
1990 - 2002
Education
Bachelor'sTufts University, 1974
Personal
Birthday10/20/1952
Place of birthRumford, ME
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionEpiscopal
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jeb Bradley is a Republican member of the New Hampshire State Senate, representing District 3 and currently serving as State Senate Majority Leader.

Bradley was on the Wolfeboro Budget Committee from 1989 to 1992. He was also on the Wolfeboro Planning Board from 1986 to 1990. He then served in the New Hampshire State House of Representatives from 1990 to 2002. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 2004 to 2006 as well. He was a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in 2006 and 2008 but wasn't elected. He then won a special election to the New Hampshire State Senate on April 21, 2009. He has served on the senate since, representing the 3rd district.

Bradley has been the owner of Evergrain Natural Foods since 1982.

Bradley earned his BA from Tufts University in 1974.

Policy positions

A 2011 proposal to cut benefits and require longer hours for new state employees earned Bradley significant blowback from public employee unions. Bradley's bill called for public employees to contribute an extra 2 percent of their wages to the state's retirement system, a cut to retirement benefits for new hires, and mandated extra hours for all employees. Though the plan, which passed the GOP-controlled legislature, was subsequently vetoed by Democratic John Lynch, Republican lawmakers shoehorned it into law by attaching it to the state budget bill.

During a speech pitching his plan, Bradley said that his plan was "tough medicine" that would save the state, which faced a $4.7 billion budget deficit, about $700 million over the coming decades.[1][2]

Committee assignments

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Jeb Bradley endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [3]

Elections

2012

See also: New Hampshire State Senate elections, 2012

Bradley won election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire State Senate, District 3. Bradley ran unopposed in the September 11th Republican primary election and defeated Jeffery Ballard (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

New Hampshire State Senate, District 3, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeb Bradley Incumbent 60.9% 18,152
     Democratic Jeffery Ballard 39.1% 11,650
Total Votes 29,802

2010

See also: New Hampshire State Senate elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010 Bradley won election to the New Hampshire State Senate. He faced no opposition in the September 14 primary and defeated Beverly Woods in the general election.

New Hampshire State Senate, District 3 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Jeb Bradley (R) 13,716
Beverly Woods (D) 7,405

2008

On April 21, 2009 Jeb Bradley won the special election for New Hampshire State Senate, District 3 with 5,996 votes.

New Hampshrie State Senate, District 3 (2009)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Jeb Bradley (R) 5,996
Martin (D) 3,789

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Bradley was up for re-election, he collected $139,005 in donations.[6]

Listed below are the four largest contributors to Bradley's 2010 campaign.

Donor Amount
Amick, Robert $7,000
Amick, Carol $7,000
Bradley, Helen $7,000
Kelly, S J $4,000

Personal

Bradley and his wife, Barbara, have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bill Denley
New Hampshire State Senate District 3
2009–present
Succeeded by
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