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John DeJoie
Merrimack 11 District, New Hampshire House
Incumbent
Assumed office
2002
Current term ends
2010
Political party Democrat
Website Official Website
John DeJoie (b. July 2, 1959) is a Democratic member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives. He has represented the Merrimack 11 District since 2002. DeJoie has also been a state committee member in the New Hampshire Democratic Party, chair for the Merrimack County Democrats and Concord Democratic Committee.

DeJoie is a firefighter with the Concord Fire Department. His other professional experiences include group home coordinator, director, ER clinician, assistant director, chief budget officer, computer programmer, and computer consultant.

DeJoie earned a BA is sociology/history/political science from North Adams State College and a MSW in social work from Simmons College, School of Social Work. He and his wife, Linda, have two children; Katharine and Evan.[1]

Elections

2008

On November 4, 2008, DeJoie won election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives by finishing as one of the top five finishers in the election for District 11 of Merrimack County. DeJoie received 3,766 votes. The other candidates who won election from District 11 were Tara Reardon with 5,176 votes, Bob Williams with 4,104 votes, Candace Bouchard with 4,263 votes, and Michael Bartlett with 3,672 votes. All of the winning candidates from District 11 were Democrats. Losing candidates included Jim Mackay (3,478 votes), Jeff Newman (2,243), Lynne Blankenbecker (2,703), Margaret Carnahan (2,111), Elizabeth A. Cheney (2,600), Hager (46), and 21 votes were cast for other candidates, presumably write-ins. [2]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Merrimack District 11
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John DeJoie (D) 3,766
Green check mark transparent.png Tara Reardon (D) 5,176
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Williams (D) 4,104
Green check mark transparent.png Candace Bouchard (D) 4,263
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Bartlett (D) 3,672
Jim MacKay (R) 3,478
Jeff Newman (R) 2,243
Lynne Blankenbecker (R) 2,703
Margaret Carnahan (R) 2,111
Elizabeth A. Cheney (R) 2,600
Hager 46
Others 21

Committee Assignments

  • Subcommittee on Finance - Division III, Vice Chair

External links

References

  1. Project Vote Smart - Rep. DeJoie
  2. New Hampshire House of Representatives official election results for 2008
Political offices
Preceded by
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New Hampshire House Merrimack 11
2002–present
Succeeded by
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