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|New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 5|
|1990 - present|
|December 3, 2014|
|Years in position||25|
|Base salary||$200/two-year term|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Date of birth||February 25, 1949|
Packard's professional experience includes auto upholstering.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Packard served on the following committees:
|New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2013|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Packard served on the following committees:
|New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Transportation, Chair|
Packard won re-election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham 5. Packard advanced past the September 11 primary and won re-election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
On November 2, 2010 Packard won election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives.
Packard advanced past the September 14 primary election. He faced incumbent Alfred Baldasaro (R), incumbent Robert Introne (R), David Lundgren (R), incumbent Betsy McKinney (R), incumbent James Headd, incumbent Karen Hutchinson, Kevin Kennedy (D), Sean Marden (D), David Howard (D), Ralph Giangregorio (D), Frances Gehling (D), Jerry Conner (D), Lisa Whittemore (D), Stella Tremblay (R), and Daniel Tamburello (R) in the November 2 general election.
On November 4, 2008, Packard won election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives from Rockingham District 3, which sent nine representatives to the New Hampshire House of Representatives, by finishing with the fourth-highest vote total in the election. Packard received 6,642 votes. The other winning candidates from Rockingham 3 were Betsy McKinney (R) with 7,434 votes, Karen Hutchinson (R) with 7,328 votes, Alfred Baldasaro (R) with 7,189 votes, Clinton Bailey (R) with 6,573 votes, Robert Introne (R) with 6,526 votes, James Headd (R) with 6,523 votes, Frank Emiro (R) with 6,051 votes, and Dudley Dumaine (R) with 5,815 votes. The losing candidates in the race were Thomas Kennedy (D) with 5,593 votes, Mary Tetreau (D) with 5,584 votes, Emily Rocheleau (D) with 5,174 votes, David Howard (D) with 5,084 votes, Nancy Horten (D) with 4,877 votes, Tammy Siekmann (D) with 4,868 votes, William Thomas (D) with 4,529 votes, Gary Vermillion (D) with 4,529 votes, and Donald Schwartz (D) with 4,470 votes. Additionally, 103 votes went to "others", who were presumably write-in candidates. 
Packard raised $850 for his campaign in 2008. Other candidates in the District 3 race (with data available) raised the following amounts: Kennedy ($1,205), Howard ($3,075), and Vermillion ($800).
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, a year in which Packard was up for re-election, he did not collect any money in donations.
In 2008, Packard collected $850 in contributions. The three largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:
|New Hampshire Auto Dealers Association||$500|
Packard and his wife, JoAnne, have one child.
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- Office website
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- New Hampshire Secretary of State - 2012 Primary Candidates
- New Hampshire Secretary of State - 2012 Primary Results
- New Hampshire House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- Rockingham District 3 New Hampshire House of Representatives Candidate Funds, 2008
- 2010 campaign contributions
- 2008 contributions to Sherman Packard
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Packard