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Russell Prescott
Russell Prescott.jpg
New Hampshire State Senate District 23
In office
2010 - Present
Years in position 5
Base salary$200/two-year term
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of South Florida
Office website
Campaign website
Russell Prescott is a Republican member of the New Hampshire State Senate, representing District 23. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.


Prescott earned his B.S. from the University of South Florida. His professional experience includes working as co-owner and vice president of R.E. Prescott Company, and as a mechanical engineer.

Committee assignments


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

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy and Natural Resources, Chair
Rules, Enrolled Bills and Internal Affairs



Presidential preference


See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Russell Prescott endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]



See also: New Hampshire State Senate elections, 2012

Prescott won election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire State Senate, District 23. Prescott defeated Dennis Acton in the September 11th Republican primary election and defeated Carol E. Croteau (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New Hampshire State Senate, District 23, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRussell Prescott Incumbent 53.5% 15,029
     Democratic Carol Croteau 46.5% 13,076
Total Votes 28,105
New Hampshire State Senate, District 23 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRussell Prescott Incumbent 77% 3,415
Dennis Acton 23% 1,018
Total Votes 4,433


See also: New Hampshire State Senate elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010 Prescott won election to the New Hampshire State Senate. He faced no opposition in the September 14 primary and defeated Margaret Hassan (D) in the general election.

New Hampshire State Senate, District 23 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Russell Prescott (R) 11,001
Margaret Hassan (D) 9,606

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, a year in which Prescott was up for re-election, he collected $30,112 in donations.[4]

Listed below are the four largest contributors to Prescott's 2010 campaign.

Donor Amount
Collier, Patrick $2,400
New Hampshire First $1,000
Free & Strong America PAC $1,000
Nelson, Stephen $1,000


Prescott and his wife, Susan, have five children.

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Preceded by
Margaret Hassan (D)
New Hampshire State Senate District 23
Succeeded by