New Hampshire's 1st congressional district elections, 2012
November 6, 2012
September 11, 2012
The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was June 15, 2012. The primary elections will be held on September 11, 2012.
Heading into the election the incumbent is Frank Guinta (R), who was first elected to the House in 2010.
General election candidates
- Carol Shea-Porter: Former 1st district representative
- Note: Joanne Dowdell and Diane Soracco initially filed but no longer appear on the official candidate list.
- Note: Andrew Hosmer expressed an interest in running but opted to run for the New Hampshire state Senate
The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in New Hampshire in 2012 as one of the states that could determine whether Democrats retake the House or Republicans hold its majority in 2013. New Hampshire ranked 10th on the list.
Impact of redistricting
- See also: Redistricting in New Hampshire
New Hampshire has not completed its redistricting in light of the 2010 Census, but the state did not gain or lose seats and is not expected to make significant changes to the current district boundaries.
|United States House, New Hampshire General Election, 2010|
|Republican||Frank C. Guinta||54%||121,655|
|Democratic||Carol Shea-Porter Incumbent||42.4%||95,503|
- United States House of Representatives elections in New Hampshire, 2012
- United States House of Representatives elections, 2012