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New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner

Update: Bill Gardner Re-elected Secretary of State

Update, 3:25 p.m.: Secretary of State Bill Gardner has been re-elected to another term by the New Hampshire House and Senate. Gardner prevailed over Colin Van Ostern 209-205, with one “scatter” vote. With 415 legislators present and voting (House and Senate combined), 208 votes were needed for victory. Vote was by secret ballot. 

Are These Your New Hampshire Values? The Lee Nyquist Edition

Democrat Lee Nyquist is a New Hampshire Democrat running for the State Senate in District 9.    Nyquist has embraced the Democrat state party narrative in which every Democrat from Shea-Porter and McKluster (running for congress), all the way down to every “Democrat running for anything” is running against the TEA Party. As part of …

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Push It Real Good

Seems like Ken Hawkins (NH Senate Candidate, D-9 ) is getting a little pushy lately, and is working from the dark side of campaigning. Residents of Bedford, along with current Senator Ray White (read his letter here), have complained that Hawkins’ campaign is conducting negative “push polling” – against current Senator Andy Sanborn – and it’s not …

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Walker Wins – Unions Lose

Ed Morrissey at Hot Air points out that… The unions spent millions of dollars and over a year’s worth of effort to get a temporary one-seat majority in a chamber that will never meet in session.   And that’s assuming that their lone win from last night holds up in a recount. Congratulations, Big Labor! …

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Phyllis Woods For State Senate?

There has been some speculation but I had not heard anything from Phyllis…until @WoodsforSenate started following one of my Twitter Accounts. Is it safe to say that Phyllis is running for the New Hampshire State Senate?    

How about we amend HB 1704 to stifle some policial speech while we’re at it?

I just shot off a quick email to my New Hampshire State Senator this morning.  I do not know his stance on this yet, but I have some questions about language added, via amendment, to HB 1704, regarding political speech.   I find the amendment language confusing. I am not certain of the purpose, or …

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Did The Teamsters Local 633 Just Offer to Bribe Our State Senators?

Updated and bumped – We have added a link to HB1677 hearing Audio. (..at 1:37:35, Holden is introduced; from 1:39:36-40:16, he makes the offer……….) From The NH Senate Right to Work Hearing Transcript. “Let me just be frank. The big, the elephant in the room here and I know it’s been said is the politics of …

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