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}}{{tnr}}'''Kyle Tasker''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[New Hampshire House of Representatives]].  He has represented Rockingham 1 since 2010.
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'''Kyle Tasker''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[New Hampshire House of Representatives]], representing Rockingham 2.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
==Elections==
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==Committee assignments==
===2010===
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Tasker served on the following committees:
  
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Criminal Justice and Public Safety
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Tasker served on this committee:
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|State = New Hampshire
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Criminal Justice and Public Safety
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==Issues==
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorsetest|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/27/mitt-romney-new-hampshire-tea-party_n_1920212.html?utm_hp_ref=elections-2012 ''Huffington Post,'' "Mitt Romney Picks Up Support Of 3 Tea Party Legislators In New Hampshire," September 27, 2012]</ref> He had previously endorsed [[Gary Johnson]] in 2011.<ref>[http://www.garyjohnson2012.com/three-new-hampshire-state-reps-endorse-gary-johnson-for-president Gary Johnson 2012, "Three New Hampshire State Reps Endorse Gary Johnson For President," October 4, 2011]</ref>
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==Election history==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
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Tasker won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012|New Hampshire House of Representatives]], Rockingham 2. Tasker advanced past the September 11 primary and won re-election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://sos.nh.gov/2012ElectionInfo.aspx New Hampshire Secretary of State - 2012 Primary Candidates]</ref><ref>[http://sos.nh.gov/2012PrimElectResults.aspx New Hampshire Secretary of State - 2012 Primary Results]</ref>
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|Chamber = New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 2, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Republican
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|party3 = Republican
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|party4 = Democratic
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|party5 = Democratic
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|party6 = Democratic
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|winner1 = Kyle Tasker
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|Inc1 = Y
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|winner2 = Joe Duarte
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|Inc2 = Y
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|winner3 = Romeo Danais
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|candidate4 = Richard Snow
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|candidate5 = Carol Ann Levesque
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|candidate6 = Gail Mills
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|votes1 = 3469
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|votes2 = 3301
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|votes3 = 3248
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|votes4 = 3061
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|votes5 = 2994
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|votes6 = 2633
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===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
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On November 2, 2010 Tasker won election to the [[New Hampshire House of Representatives]].
 
On November 2, 2010 Tasker won election to the [[New Hampshire House of Representatives]].
  
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==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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In 2010, a year in which Tasker was up for re-election, he collected $930 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=NH&y=2010&f=H&so=O&p=1#sorttable 2010 campaign contributions]</ref>
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==Controversies==
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===Gun incident in committee===
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Tasker did not face any charges, but raised a number of eyebrows after he accidentally dropped his gun on the floor during the beginning of a meeting of the House [[Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee, New Hampshire House|Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee]] on March 20. The gun did not fire and Tasker explained that he had donated blood that morning and was feeling "loopy" at the time.<ref>[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/20/kyle-tasker-new-hampshire-legislator-gun_n_1367695.html ''Huffington Post,'' "Kyle Tasker, New Hampshire State Legislator, Drops Gun During Committee Meeting," March 20, 2012]</ref>
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*[http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/house/members/memberlookup.aspx Office website]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=122280 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=122280 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://www.sos.nh.gov/filingperiod--2010.htm List of 2010 primary election candidates for New Hampshire House of Representatives]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=122280 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/election_state_legislator.php?state_id=NH&type=office&criteria=lower Project Vote Smart list of candidates for New Hampshire House of Representatives in the November 2, 2010 election]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=130813 2010]
*[http://www.sos.nh.gov/stateprimary%202010/index2010.htm 2010 Primary election results, New Hampshire]
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*[http://www.sos.nh.gov/repwin.html List of Republican primary winners]
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==References==
*[http://www.sos.nh.gov/demwin.html List of Democratic primary winners]
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Kyle Tasker
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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 2
Incumbent
In office
2010 - present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$200/two-year term
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification

Kyle Tasker is a Republican member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing Rockingham 2. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2013
Criminal Justice and Public Safety

2011-2012

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

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2011
Criminal Justice and Public Safety

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

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

Kyle Tasker endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1] He had previously endorsed Gary Johnson in 2011.[2]

Election history

2012

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012

Tasker won re-election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 2. Tasker advanced past the September 11 primary and won re-election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 2, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKyle Tasker Incumbent 18.5% 3,469
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Duarte Incumbent 17.6% 3,301
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRomeo Danais 17.4% 3,248
     Democratic Richard Snow 16.4% 3,061
     Democratic Carol Ann Levesque 16% 2,994
     Democratic Gail Mills 14.1% 2,633
Total Votes 18,706

2010

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010 Tasker won election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives.

Tasker advanced past the September 14 primary election. He faced incumbent Maureen Mann (D), incumbent John Reagan (R), incumbent Frank Case (R), incumbent James Sullivan (R), Tom St. Martin (D), Jill Sunde (D), Chris Mills (D), Lucy Edwards (D), and Joe Duarte (R) in the November 2 general election.

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 1 general election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Frank Case (R) 4,222
Green check mark transparent.png John Reagan (R) 3,865
Green check mark transparent.png James Sullivan (R) 3,849
Green check mark transparent.png Kyle Tasker (R) 3,840
Green check mark transparent.png Joe Duarte (R) 3,476
Maureen Mann (D) 2,730
Lucy Edwards (D) 2,355
Tom St. Martin (D) 1,976
Jill Sunde (D) 1,956
Chris Mills (D) 1,918

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Tasker was up for re-election, he collected $930 in donations.[5]

Controversies

Gun incident in committee

Tasker did not face any charges, but raised a number of eyebrows after he accidentally dropped his gun on the floor during the beginning of a meeting of the House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee on March 20. The gun did not fire and Tasker explained that he had donated blood that morning and was feeling "loopy" at the time.[6]

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