Campaign 2012
State Facts
Capitol:Concord
Nickname:Granite State
Bird:Purple Finch
Motto:Live Free or Die
Electoral Votes:4
Democrat Delegates:27
Republican Delegates:32
Secretary of State
Name:William Gardner
Address:State House, Room 204, Concord, NH 03301-4989
Phone:(603) 271-3242
Fax:(603) 271-6316
Email:Elections@sos.state.nh.us
Website:http://www.sos.nh.gov/
Election Vitals
Governor:John Lynch (D) re-election 2012
Senator:Jeanne Shaheen (D) re-election 2014
Senator:Kelly Ayotte (R) re-election 2016
Election Schedule
Presidential Primary:January 10, 2012
State Primary:September 11, 2012
Past Presidential Elections

2008

Barack Obama:54.4%
John McCain:44.7%

2004

John Kerry:50.4%
George Bush:49.0%

2000

Al Gore:46.9%
Ralph Nader:3.9%
George Bush:48.2%

1996

Bill Clinton:49.6%
Ross Perot:9.7%
Bob Dole:39.6%

1992

Bill Clinton:38.9%
Ross Perot:22.6%
George Bush:37.7%

1988

Michael Dukakis:36.3%
George Bush:62.5%
Previous Election Results, other races

2010 Senate Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Paul HodesDemocratic49,845100.0%

2010 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
John LynchDemocratic50,34887.5%
Timothy RobertsonDemocratic3,7926.6%
Frank SullivanDemocratic3,4185.9%

2010 Governor General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
John LynchDemocratic240,34652.7%
John BabiarzLibertarian10,0892.2%
John StephenRepublican205,61645.1%

2010 Senate General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Paul HodesDemocratic167,54536.8%
Chris BoothIndependent9,1942.0%
Kelly AyotteRepublican273,21860.1%

2010 Senate Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Kelly AyotteRepublican53,05638.2%
Jim BenderRepublican12,6119.1%
Bill BinnieRepublican19,50814.0%
Ovide LamontagneRepublican51,39737.0%

2010 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Frank EmiroRepublican4,4003.4%
Jack KimballRepublican32,12125.1%
John StephenRepublican78,78361.5%
Karen TestermanRepublican12,78710.0%

2008 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Katy ForryDemocratic4,4449.1%
John LynchDemocratic44,54990.9%

2008 Senate Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Jeanne ShaheenDemocratic42,96889.1%
Raymond StebbinsDemocratic5,28110.9%

2008 Governor General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
John LynchDemocratic479,04270.2%
Susan NewellLibertarian14,9872.2%
Joe KenneyRepublican188,55527.6%

2008 Senate General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Jeanne ShaheenDemocratic358,43851.6%
Ken BlevensLibertarian21,5163.1%
John SununuRepublican314,40345.3%

2008 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Joe KenneyRepublican49,235100.0%

2008 Senate Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Tom AlciereRepublican7,08410.4%
John SununuRepublican60,85289.6%

2006 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
John LynchDemocratic43,44299.9%

2006 Governor General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
John LynchDemocratic298,76074.1%
Jim CoburnRepublican104,28825.9%

2006 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
John LynchDemocratic4,79413.6%
Jim CoburnRepublican30,35286.4%

2004 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
John LynchDemocratic43,79874.6%
Paul McEachernDemocratic14,40324.5%

2004 Senate Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Doris HaddockDemocratic46,74599.2%

2004 Governor General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
John LynchDemocratic340,29951.1%
Craig BensonRepublican325,98148.9%

2004 Senate General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Doris HaddockDemocratic221,54933.8%
Judd GreggRepublican434,84766.2%

2004 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
John LynchDemocratic1,7482.7%
Craig BensonRepublican49,09776.0%
Charles TarbellRepublican13,62121.1%

2004 Senate Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Tom AlciereRepublican2,6824.1%
Judd GreggRepublican60,59791.8%
Michael TipaRepublican2,5633.9%

2002 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Mark FernaldDemocratic34,68355.5%
Bev HollingworthDemocratic27,77744.5%

2002 Senate General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Jeanne ShaheenDemocratic207,47846.7%
Ken BlevensLibertarian9,8352.2%
John SununuRepublican227,22951.1%

2002 Governor General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Mark FernaldDemocratic169,27738.3%
John BabiarzLibertarian13,0282.9%
Craig BensonRepublican259,66358.8%

2002 Senate Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Robert SmithRepublican68,60844.8%
John SununuRepublican81,92053.5%

2002 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Craig BensonRepublican56,09936.8%
Gordon HumphreyRepublican42,69828.0%
Bruce KeoughRepublican51,46133.8%

2000 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Mark FernaldDemocratic28,48838.6%
Jeanne ShaheenDemocratic45,24961.4%

2000 Governor General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Jeanne ShaheenDemocratic275,03848.7%
Mary BrownIndependent35,9046.4%
Gordon HumphreyRepublican246,95243.8%

2000 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Fred BramanteRepublican2,5002.4%
Jeffrey HowardRepublican21,73421.2%
Gordon HumphreyRepublican54,13452.8%
James SquiresRepublican23,58223.0%

1998 Governor General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Jeanne ShaheenDemocratic210,76966.3%
Ken BlevensLibertarian8,6552.7%
Jay LucasRepublican98,47331.0%

1998 Senate General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
George CondodemetrakyDemocratic88,88328.2%
Brian ChristesonLibertarian7,6032.4%
Judd GreggRepublican213,47767.8%

1998 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Emile BeaulieuRepublican8,52112.0%
Fred BramanteRepublican14,36720.2%
Jay LucasRepublican24,79634.8%
Jim RubensRepublican22,44431.5%

1998 Senate Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Judd GreggRepublican63,72985.5%
Phil WeberRepublican10,78414.5%

1996 Senate Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
John RauhDemocratic29,39347.5%
Richard SwettDemocratic32,44352.5%

1996 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Sid LovettDemocratic4,2867.2%
Jeanne ShaheenDemocratic52,23888.3%
Brian WoodworthDemocratic2,6094.4%

1996 Senate General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Richard SwettDemocratic227,39746.2%
Ken BlevensLibertarian22,2654.5%
Robert SmithRepublican242,30449.3%

1996 Governor General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Jeanne ShaheenDemocratic284,17557.2%
Fred BramanteIndepend Reform10,3162.1%
Ovide LamontagneRepublican196,32139.5%

1996 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Richard BosaRepublican2,0552.1%
Ovide LamontagneRepublican47,55647.5%
Al RubegaRepublican6,0626.1%
Bill Zeliff Jr.Republican43,39343.3%
Demographics
Population1,316,759
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up13.6%

Ethnicity

Percentage White93.9%
Percentage Black1.1%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native0.8%
Percentage Asian2.2%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander0.0%
Percentage Mixed Race1.6%
Percentage Other Race0.9%
Percentage Hispanic2.8%
Percentage Non Hispanic White92.3%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black1.0%
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English7.8%

Income

Median Household Income$61,042
Percentage Income in Poverty in 20098.3%

Energy

Percentage Homes heated by Electricity8.1%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas19.4%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal0.1%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil48.9%

Employment & Education

Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up52.0%
Percentage with a College Degree33.1%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers38.9%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers25.1%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers11.1%

Unemployment

Unemployment figures as of October 2012

Unemployment rate5.7%
Unemployment Monthly Change0.0%

Marriage

Percentage Married Couples52.8%
Percentage Married Couples with Children20.0%
Percentage Married Couple Both Work48.5%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male0.2%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female0.4%

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Historical Election Results

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Saturday, November 03
New Hampshire
WMUR/University of New Hampshire
Obama 48
Romney 48
Tie
Friday, November 02
New Hampshire
New England College
Obama 50
Romney 44
Obama + 6
Thursday, June 28
New Hampshire
NBC News / Marist
Obama 45
Romney 45
Tie
Friday, June 22
New Hampshire
Rasmussen Reports
Lamontagne 42
Hassan 36
Lamontagne + 6
New Hampshire
Rasmussen Reports
Lamontagne 41
Cilley 39
Lamontagne + 2
Thursday, June 21
New Hampshire
Rasmussen Reports
Obama 48
Romney 43
Obama + 5

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