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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 15
Incumbent
In office
1996 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 18
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$200/two-year term
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
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Steve Vaillancourt (b. December 1, 1951) is a Republican member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing Hillsborough 15. He was first elected to the chamber in 1996.

Vaillancourt was a Manchester Alderman, Ward 8 from 2000 to 2001 and a candidate for Manchester Alderman at Large in 1997.

Vaillancourt has switched political parties several times; in 1998 he changed from Libertarian to Democrat, in 2000 from Democrat to Libertarian, and in 2002 from Libertarian to Republican.

Biography

Vaillancourt earned his B.A. in History from Plymouth State College. His professional experience includes hosting a weekly television show; and working as a press secretary to Condodemetraky for United States Senate, editor, and writer/consultant. [1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2013
Criminal Justice and Public Safety

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Vaillancourt served on these committees:

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2011
Finance
Finance - Division I
Special Committee On Redistricting

Elections

2012

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012

Vaillancourt won re-election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 15. Vaillancourt advanced past the September 11 primary and won re-election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 15, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Katsiantonis Incumbent 29.1% 2,308
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Vaillancourt Incumbent 25.2% 1,996
     Republican Mark Proulx Incumbent 25% 1,978
     Democratic Ryan Curran 20.7% 1,639
Total Votes 7,921
New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 15 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMark Proulx Incumbent 44.9% 524
Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Vaillancourt Incumbent 32% 373
James Webb, Jr. 23.1% 269
Total Votes 1,166

2010

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010 Vaillancourt was re-elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives.

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 15 general election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Steve Vaillancourt (R) 1,693
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Proulx (R) 1,626
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Katsiantonis (D) 1,332
Michael Farley (D) 1,057
Brian Curran (D) 940

2008

On November 4, 2008, Valliancourt was re-elected by finishing first in the Hillsborough 15 District of the New Hampshire House of Representatives taking one of the three potential seats there. Vaillancourt (2,071) was followed by Thomas Katsiantonis (2,022), Michael Farley (1,864), Lindsay Lankin (1,839), Michael Biundo (1,828), and Nathaniel Grimes (1,512).[4] Farley raised $625 for his campaign fund.[5]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 15
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Steve Vaillancourt (R) 2,071
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Katsiantonis (D) 2,022
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Farley (D) 1,864
Lindsay Lankin (D) 1,839
Michael Biundo (R) 1,828
Nathaniel Grimes (R) 1,512

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Vaillancourt was up for re-election, he did not collect any money in donations.[6]

2008

In 2008 Vaillancourt did not raise any money for his campaign fund.[7]

Controversies

Driving violations

On April 12, 2010, Vaillancourt pleaded no contest to charges of operating a vehicle after suspension, and operating with a suspended registration. He also pleaded guilty to speeding, doing 71 in a 50 mph zone. For the 3 charges, which all stemmed from an incident on November 18, 2009, he paid $723 in fines and penalties.

He was also cited for driving without proof of financial responsibility,failing to use turn signals and showing a law enforcement officer a suspended license. All of these charges were dropped as part of a plea agreement.[8]

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New Hampshire House Hillsborough 15
1996–present
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