Michael O'Brien, New Hampshire Representative

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Michael O'Brien
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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 36
Incumbent
In office
December 5, 2012 - present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$200/two-year term
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 26
2006 - 2010
Websites
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CandidateVerification
Michael O'Brien is a Democratic member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing Hillsborough 36. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

O'Brien served in the House previously, representing Hillsborough 26 from 2006 to 2010.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, O'Brien served on the following committees:

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2013
Public Works and Highways

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, O'Brien served on the following committees:

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2009
Transportation

Election history

2012

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012

O'Brien won election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 36. O'Brien was unopposed in the September 11 primary and won election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 36, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichael O'Brien 19.8% 2,352
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLinda Harriott-Gathright 17.4% 2,075
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMartin Jack 17.3% 2,063
     Republican Bill Ohm Incumbent 16.8% 2,002
     Republican David Robbins Incumbent 14.6% 1,744
     Republican Willard Brown 14% 1,671
Total Votes 11,907

2010

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

O'Brien failed to advance past the November 2, 2010 general election.

O'Brien advanced past the September 14 primary election. He faced Arthur Douzanis (D), incumbent Angeline Kopka (D), incumbent Joan Schulze (D), incumbent John Kelley (D), incumbent Carolyn Lisle (D), incumbent Brian Poznanski (D), incumbent Roland LaPlante (D), incumbent Peter Silva (R), Linda Harriott-Gathright (D), Tom Finnerty (D), Barry Palmer (R), Bill Ohm (R), Kevin Brown (R), Randall Whitehead (R), David Robbins (R), Michael Reed (R), Joseph Krasucki (R), James Summers (R), and Don LeBrun (R) in the November 2 general election.

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 26 general election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Silva (R) 4,554
Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Brown (R) 4,238
Green check mark transparent.png Bill Ohm (R) 4,152
Green check mark transparent.png Randall Whitehead (R) 4,010
Green check mark transparent.png Barry Palmer (R) 3,977
Green check mark transparent.png Don LeBrun (R) 3,920
Green check mark transparent.png David Robbins (R) 3,758
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Reed (R) 3,749
Green check mark transparent.png James Summers (R) 3,637
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Krasucki (R) 3,601
Angeline Kopka (d) 3,531
Brian Poznanski (D) 3,384
Michael O'Brien (D) 3,266
John Kelley (D) 3,193
Carolyn Lisle (D) 2,968
Arthur Douzanis (D) 2,936
Roland LaPlante (D) 2,911
Tom Finnerty (D) 2,943
Linda Harriott-Gathright (D) 2,868
Richard Thompson (D) 2,696

2008

On November 4, 2008 Michael O'Brien won one of the 10 available seats in the Hillsborough 26 District of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, receiving 5,347 votes.

O'Brien raised $1,000 for his campaign.[4]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 26
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Angeline Kopka (D) 5,869
Green check mark transparent.png John Kelley (D) 5,793
Green check mark transparent.png Kimberly Shaw (D) 5,754
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Silva (R) 5,743
Green check mark transparent.png Michael O'Brien (D) 5,347
Green check mark transparent.png Brian Poznanski (D) 5,291
Green check mark transparent.png Pamela Price (R) 5,242
Green check mark transparent.png Joan Schulze (D) 5,222
Green check mark transparent.png Carolyn Lisle (D) 4,960
Green check mark transparent.png Roland LaPlante (D) 4,908
Robert Thompson (D) 4,748
Sue Murotake (R) 4,711
Mosher (R) 4,667
Stephen Palmer (R) 4,564
Roy Ferreira (R) 4,540
Yanko (R) 4,390
Bowker (R) 4,342
Cernota (R) 4,335
John Lisle (D) 4,285
Mary Allen (R) 4,180
Others 60

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2008

O'Brien raised $1,000 for the 2008 election.

His major contributor is listed below.[5]

Donor Amount
Fire Fighters Local 789 $1,000

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New Hampshire House of Representatives Hillsborough District 26
2006-2010
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