John Barnes (New Hampshire)
|New Hampshire State Senate District 17|
|2000 - 2012|
|Base salary||$200/two-year term|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Bachelor's||University of New Hampshire, 1956|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1950 - 1953|
|Date of birth||08/21/1931|
|Place of birth||Arlington, MA|
Barnes was Chair on the Board of Selectment from 1986 to 1987. He also served in the New Hampshire State House of Representatives from 1988 to 1992. He then served in the New Hampshire State Senate from 1992 to 1998 and again from 2000 to the present. He represents the 17th District.
Barnes served in the United States Army from 1950 to 1953 and fought in the Korean War. He is also the retired owner of McDonald's Restaurants.
Barnes attended Manlius Military, New York. He then earned his B.S. from the University of New Hampshire in 1956.
In the 2011-12 legislative session, Barnes served on these committees:
Barnes was previously a member of the following committees:
|New Hampshire State Senate, District 17 General election (2010)|
|John Barnes (R)||13,254|
|Charles Proulx (D)||5,743|
On November 4, 2008 John Barnes won the election for New Hampshire State Senate, District 17 with 17,470 votes.
Barnes raised $10,250 for his campaign.
|New Hampshire State Senate, District 17 (2008)|
|John Barnes (R)||17,470|
In 2010, a year in which Barnes was up for re-election, he collected $17,225 in donations.
Listed below are the four largest contributors to Barnes's 2010 campaign.
|Tausch, Frederick W||$5,250|
|New Hampshire Association Of Realtors||$2,000|
|New Hampshire Auto Dealers Association||$1,000|
|Free & Strong America PAC||$1,000|
Listed below are the largest contributors to John Barnes' 2008 campaign.
|New Hampshire Association of Realtors||$1,500|
Barnes and his wife, Frances, have three children.
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- Official New Hampshire State Senate website
- Project Vote Smart bio
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1996
- Union Leader, "John DiStaso's Granite Status: Leading Cain supporter Jack Kimball sticking with embattled candidate," December 1, 2011
- The Union Leader, "Senate veteran Barnes is retiring," June 12, 2012
- 2008 Follow the Money's report on John's 2008 campaign contributions
- 2010 campaign contributions
|New Hampshire State Senate District 17
| Succeeded by|
John Reagan (R)