William O'Brien, New Hampshire State Representative

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William O'Brien
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New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 5
Incumbent
In office
2008 - present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Speaker of the House
2010 - 2012
Compensation
Base salary$200/two-year term
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionLawyer
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
William O'Brien is a Republican member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing Hillsborough 5. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008. He served as Speaker of the House from 2010 to 2012.

O'Brien served in the House previously, representing Hillsborough 4 from 2004 to 2006.

Biography

O'Brien's professional experience includes working as a lawyer.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, O'Brien did not serve on a committee.

2011-2012

New Hampshire Committee Assignments, 2011
Rules, Chair

Election history

2014

See also: New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district elections, 2014

O'Brien told the National Journal on February 8, 2013 that he was considering a run for the U.S. House, challenging incumbent Annie Kuster (D).[1]

2012

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2012

O'Brien won re-election in the 2012 election for New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 5. O'Brien 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 5, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Woodbury 27.1% 2,261
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam O'Brien Incumbent 25.4% 2,112
     Democratic Kary Jencks 24.5% 2,042
     Republican Bob Mead 23% 1,916
Total Votes 8,331
New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 5 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam O'Brien Incumbent 46.5% 700
Bob Mead 31.8% 478
John Quinlan 21.7% 326
Total Votes 1,504

2010

See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

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

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 4 general election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png William O'Brien (R) 3,259
Green check mark transparent.png Frank Holden (R) 3,259
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Mead (R) 3,259
Green check mark transparent.png William Condra (R) 3,092
Jennifer Daler (D) 2,497
Andrew French (D) 2,342
Kary Jencks (D) 2,379
Theodore Groh (D) 2,331

2008

On November 4, 2008, O'Brien was elected by finishing third in the Hillsborough 4 District of the New Hampshire House of Representatives taking one of the four potential seats there. O'Brien (3,716) finished behind Robert Mead (3,893) and Linda Foster (3,868). The other candidates were Frank Holden (3,686), William Condra (3,530), Jennifer Daler (3,512), Mary Beth Ayvazian (3,196), and Henry Mullaney (3,170).[4] O'Brien raised $175 for his campaign fund. [5]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Hillsborough 4
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Mead (R) 3,893
Green check mark transparent.png Linda Foster (D) 3,868
Green check mark transparent.png William O'Brien (R) 3,716
Green check mark transparent.png Frank Holden (R) 3,686
William Condra (R) 3,530
Jennifer Daler (D) 3,512
Mary Beth Ayvazian (D) 3,196
Henry Mullaney (D) 3,170

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which O'Brien was up for re-election, he collected $5,246 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

New Hampshire House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to William O'Brien, New Hampshire State Representative's campaign in 2010
Obrien, William L$4,109
Edelblut, Frank$375
Republican Victory Pac$301
New Hampshire Society Of Eye Physicians & Surgeons$200
Hillsborough County Republican Cmte$125
Total Raised in 2010 $5,246

2008

In 2008 O'Brien raised $175 in campaign donations. His top two donors are listed below.[7]

Donor Amount
House Republican PAC $113
Hillsborough Republilcan PAC $50

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