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==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Garcia earned her B.A. from Tufts University, B.M. from the New England Conservatory of Music, and M.P.P. from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.  Her professional experience includes working in business development, strategic account management, and higher education consulting, as well as teaching harp at Phillips Exeter Academy and St. Paul's School, and Gordon College.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=69075 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Garcia]</ref><ref>[http://elect-mari.com/blog1/about-2/ ''Marilinda Garcia for NH State Representative'', "About Marilinda." Retrieved May 15, 2013.]</ref>
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Garcia earned her B.A. from Tufts University, B.M. from the New England Conservatory of Music, and M.P.P. from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.  Her professional experience includes working in business development, strategic account management, and higher education consulting, as well as teaching harp at Phillips Exeter Academy and St. Paul's School and Gordon College.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=69075 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Garcia]</ref><ref>[http://elect-mari.com/blog1/about-2/ ''Marilinda Garcia for NH State Representative'', "About Marilinda." Retrieved May 15, 2013.]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==

Revision as of 14:35, 30 January 2014

Marilinda Garcia
Marilinda Garcia.jpg
New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 8
Incumbent
In office
2006 - present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 8
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$200/two-year term
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Marilinda J. Garcia is a Republican member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing Rockingham 8. She was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

In August 2013, the Republican National Committee launched its Rising Stars program, introducing Garcia and three other Republicans as "the future of our party." The program was designed to prominently feature the four young politicians on GOP.com and give a national platform to share their unique perspectives.[1][2]

Garcia is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent New Hampshire's 2nd District. Garcia is seeking the Republican nomination in the primary on September 9, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.


Biography

Garcia earned her B.A. from Tufts University, B.M. from the New England Conservatory of Music, and M.P.P. from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Her professional experience includes working in business development, strategic account management, and higher education consulting, as well as teaching harp at Phillips Exeter Academy and St. Paul's School and Gordon College.[3][4]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance
Finance - Division I

2011-2012

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

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2011
Legislative Administration

Election history

2014

See also: New Hampshire's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

Garcia is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent New Hampshire's 2nd District. Garcia is seeking the Republican nomination in the primary on September 9, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014. The winner of the Republican primary will face incumbent Democrat Annie Kucher in the November general election.

2012

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012

Garcia won re-election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 8. Garcia advanced past the September 11 primary and won re-election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

2010

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

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

Garcia advanced past the September 14 primary election. She faced incumbent Carolyn Webber (D), incumbent David Bettencourt (R), incumbent Mary Griffin (R), incumbent Charles McMahon (R), Kevin Waterhouse (R), incumbent David Bates (R), incumbent Walter Kolodziej (R), incumbent Ronald Belanger (R), incumbent Robert Elliott (R), Daphne Kenyon (D), Ann Kern (D), Matthew Groch (D), Jane Lang (D), Jocelyn Leary (D), Christine White-Rogers (D), Lori Demaine (D), Neil Fallon (D), Ellie Rouillard (D), Thomas Witham (D), Henri Azibert (D), Matthew O'Shaughnessy (D), John Sytek (R), Richard Okerman (R), Gary Azarian (R), and Donna Mauro (R) in the November 2 general election.

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 4 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dennis Fields (R) 2,536
Green check mark transparent.png Mary Griffin (R) 2,364
Green check mark transparent.png Charles McMahon (R) 2,129
Green check mark transparent.png Marilinda Garcia (R) 1,991
Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Waterhouse (R) 1,914
Green check mark transparent.png John Sytek (R) 1,845
Green check mark transparent.png David Bates (R) 1,835
Green check mark transparent.png Walter Kolodziej (R) 1,776
Green check mark transparent.png Ronald Belanger (R) 1,678
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Elliott (R) 1,680
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Okerman (R) 1.613
Green check mark transparent.png Gary Azarian (R) 1,504
Green check mark transparent.png Donna Mauro (R) 1.483
Russell Ingram (R) 1,460
Bruce Breton (R) 1,448
Anthony DiFruscia (R) 1,388
Margaret Crisler (R) 1,286
Mark Samsel (R) 1,246
Bob Stanley (R) 1,165
John Manning (R) 1,170
Mark Larochelle (R) 934

Special election 2009

On April 28, 2009, Garcia won election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives from Rockingham County District 4 by winning a special election against Sheila Murray (D). Garcia received 2,050 votes, while Murray only received 1,250.[7]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham District 4
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Marilinda Garcia (R) 2,050
Sheila Murray (D) 1,250

2008

Prior to her election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2009, Garcia ran for a seat in the Rockingham 4 District in the 2008 election. Rockingham 4 sent thirteen candidates to the House, but Garcia finished with the fourteenth-highest vote total with 7,472 votes, failing to win a seat. The winning candidates from Rockingham 4 were David Bettencourt (R) with 10,390 votes, Mary Griffin (R) with 10,171 votes, Charles McMahon (R) with 9,297 votes, Anne Priestley (R) with 9,197 votes, Ronald Belanger (R) with 9,155 votes, Anthony DiFruscia (R) with 9,098 votes, Russell Ingram (R) with 8,367 votes, Robert Elliott (R) with 8,324 votes, Mark Pearson (R) with 8,293 votes, Margaret Crisler (R) with 7,886 votes, Walter Kolodziej (R) with 7,744 votes, David Bates (R) with 7,674 votes, and Carolyn Webber (D) with 7,624 votes. The other losing candidates in the race were Jessica Garofalo (D) with 6,544 votes, Doris Flaherty (D) with 6,216 votes, Michael Caruso (D) with 6,204 votes, Carol Schneider (D) with 6,158 votes, Connor O'Brien (D) with 6,089 votes, Camron Iannaflo (D) with 6,041 votes, Fran Brennan (D) with 5,675 votes, Frank Kern (D) with 5,326 votes, Lori Demaine (D) with 5,249 votes, Gerald Capron (D) with 4,423 votes, Henri Azibert (D) with 4,254 votes, and Neelima Gogumalla (D) with 4,160 votes. [8]

Garcia raised $610 for her campaign in 2008. Other candidates in the Rockingham 4 race (with data available) raised the following amounts: Griffin ($850), McMahon ($1,550), Priestley ($50), DiFruscia ($250), Pearson ($250), Kolodziej ($400), Bates ($2,450), Webber ($875), and Iannaflo ($525).[9]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham District 4
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Bettencourt (R) 10,390
Green check mark transparent.png Mary Griffin (R) 10,171
Green check mark transparent.png Charles McMahon (R) 9,297
Green check mark transparent.png Anne Priestley (R) 9,197
Green check mark transparent.png Ronald Belanger (R) 9,155
Green check mark transparent.png Anthony DiFrascia (R) 9,098
Green check mark transparent.png Russell Ingram (R) 8,367
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Elliott (R) 8,324
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Pearson (R) 8,293
Green check mark transparent.png Margaret Crisler (R) 7,886
Green check mark transparent.png Walter Kolodziej (R) 7,744
Green check mark transparent.png David Bates (R) 7,674
Green check mark transparent.png Carolyn Webber (D) 7,624
Marilinda Garcia (R) 7,472
Jessica Garofalo (D) 6,544
Doris Flaherty (D) 6,216
Michael Caruso (D) 6,204
Carol Schneider (D) 6,158
Connor O'Brien (D) 6,089
Camron Iannaflo (D) 6,041
Fran Brennan (D) 5,675
Frank Kern (D) 5,326
Lori Demaine (D) 5,249
Gerald Capron (D) 4,423
Henri Azibert (D) 4,254
Neelima Gogumalla (D) 4,160

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Garcia was up for re-election, she did not collect any money in donations.[10]

2008

In 2008, Garcia collected $610 in contributions.[11] Her four largest contributors were as follows:

Donor Amount
Mitt Romney $250
Blank $150
Giulio Binaghi $100
New Hampshire Liberty Alliance $50

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