Mary Griffin

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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 7
Incumbent
In office
1996 - present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 18
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$200/two-year term
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayMay 16, 1926
ProfessionLegal secretary
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mary E. Griffin (b. May 16, 1926) is a Republican member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing Rockingham 7. She was first elected to the chamber in 1996.

Griffin has served as deputy majority whip and majority caucus whip.

Biography

Griffin graduated from Lynn English High School and attended Pierce Secretarial College. Now retired, Griffin's professional experience includes working as a legal secretary and court clerk.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Griffin served on the following committee:

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2013
Ways and Means

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Griffin served on the following committee:

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2011
Ways and Means

Election history

2012

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012

Griffin won re-election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 7. Griffin advanced past the September 11 primary and won re-election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

2010

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

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

Griffin advanced past the September 14 primary election. He faced incumbent Carolyn Webber (D), incumbent David Bettencourt (R), Kevin Waterhouse (R), incumbent Charles McMahon (R), incumbent Marilinda Garcia (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

2008

On November 4, 2008, Griffin won election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives from the Rockingham 4 District, which sends thirteen representatives to the New Hampshire House of Representatives, by finishing with the second-highest vote total in the election. Griffin received 10,171 votes. The other winning candidates from Rockingham 4 were David Bettencourt (R) with 10,390 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 losing candidates in the race were Marilinda Garcia (R) with 7,472 votes, 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. [4]

Griffin raised $850 for her campaign in 2008. Other candidates in the Rockingham 4 race (with data available) raised the following amounts: McMahon ($1,550), Priestley ($50), DiFruscia ($250), Pearson ($250), Kolodziej ($400), Bates ($2,450), Webber ($875), Garcia ($610), and Iannaflo ($525).[5]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 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 DiFruscia (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 Griffin was up for re-election, she collected $625 in donations.[6]

2008

In 2008, Griffin collected $850 in contributions.[7] Her four largest contributors were as follows:

Donor Amount
New Hampshire GOP Womens PAC $350
Free and Strong America PAC - New Hampshire - Mitt Romney $250
Unreadable Women's Club $150
Seacrest Republican Women's Club $100

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