Robert Perry

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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Strafford 3
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 3
Base salary$200/two-year term
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2011
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New Hampshire House of Representatives, Strafford 3
Office website
Robert J. Perry is a Democratic member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing Strafford 3. He was first elected in the August 9, 2011 special election. The special election was called to fill a vacancy created when Martin Harty (R) resigned after telling a constituent that the disabled should be shipped to Siberia.[1]

Perry served in the House previously, representing Strafford 3 from 2006 to 2010.


Perry's professional experience includes working as an official reporter for the New Hampshire Superior Court.

Committee assignments


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

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2013
Election Law


Campaign themes


Perry's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • Campaign Finance Reform: "Bob supports campaign finance reform to limit influence of lobbyists in our elections."
  • Voter's Rights: "Bob supports the right of every New Hampshire citizen to vote for their representatives in government, that is consistent with the New Hampshire Constitution. He does not support the use of voter IDs as voter fraud is not a problem in our state. He would like to increase the use of hack-proof voting machines."
  • Renewable Energy: "Bob supports the use of green energy and the creation of green jobs. It makes fiscal and environmental sense to power our 21st Century needs with clean, renewable, and affordable energy."
  • Affordable Healthcare for All: "New Hampshire needs to increase access to health care for all our citizens."
  • Quality Public Education: "Bob supports providing high quality education for all of New Hampshire's children."

Election history


See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012

Perry won re-election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Strafford 3. Perry advanced past 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, Strafford 3, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBob Perry Incumbent 26.4% 1,819
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Bickford 26.1% 1,802
     Republican Kurt Wuelper 25% 1,726
     Democratic Joe Cicirelli 22.5% 1,554
Total Votes 6,901


See also: State legislative special elections, 2011

Perry defeated Honey Puterbaugh (R) in the August 9 special election.[4][5]


See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

Perry was defeated in the November 2, 2010 general election.


Perry advanced past the September 14 primary election. He faced incumbent Larry Brown (D), incumbent Susan Price (D), incumbent Rachel Burke (R), incumbent Carol Vita (R), Janet Kalar (D), Richard Stanley (D), Cory Mattocks (D), Alice Surago (D), Sam Cataldo (R), Lou Vita (R), Bill O'Connor (R), Joseph Pitre (R), Robbie Parsons (R), William Panek (R), Martin Harty (R), and David Mincin (R) in the November 2 general election.


On November 4, 2008, Perry finished sixth for the eight-seat Strafford 3 District in New Hampshire receiving 5,864 votes, behind Democrats Susan Price (6,190), and Dennis P. Vachon (6,035), and ahead of Democrats Larry Brown (5,717) Rachel Burke (5,704), James E. Cyr (5,624), Sylvia J. Arcouette (5,409) and Bob Srnec (5,017) and Republicans David A. Bickford (5,576), Carol M. Vita (5,492), George L. Bailey (5,440), Jim Forsythe (5,426), Dunc Chaplin (5,352), David L. Mincin (4,847), and Marty Harty (4,659), and others (20).[6]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Strafford 3
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Susan Price (D) 6,190
Green check mark transparent.png Dennis Vachon (D) 6,035
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Perry (D) 5,864
Green check mark transparent.png Larry Brown (D) 5,717
Green check mark transparent.png Rachel Burke (D) 5,704
Green check mark transparent.png James Cyr (D) 5,624
Green check mark transparent.png David Bickford (R) 5,576
Green check mark transparent.png Carol Vita (R) 5,492
George L. Bailey (R) 5,440
Jim Forsythe (R) 5,426
Sylvia Arcouette (D) 5,409
Dunc Chaplin (R) 5,352
Bob Srnec (D) 5,017
David Mincin (R) 4,847
Marty Harty (R) 4,659
Others 20

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Perry and his wife, Carol, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Martin Harty (R)
New Hampshire House Strafford 3 District
Succeeded by
Preceded by
New Hampshire House Strafford 3 District
Succeeded by
Martin Harty (R)