New Hampshire
Secretary of State

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The Governor and Executive Council at their meeting held on Wednesday, November 16, 2015, approved the Precept to hold a SPECIAL ELECTION for STATE REPRESENTATIVE from ROCKINGHAM COUNTY DISTRICT NO. 21 (Hampton)

Filing Period: Candidates may file with the Town Clerk during normal business hours on Monday, December 21st and Tuesday, December 22nd OR candidates may file with the Secretary of State's Office Monday, December 21st through Monday, December 28th (Office is closed Friday for Christmas)

Primary: January 19, 2016

Special Election: The Special Election will be held on March 8, 2016.


Candidate's Filed:
Republican - Kenneth Sheffert, r, Hampton (PO Box 52, Hampton Falls 03844) (wins primary with 127 votes - write-ins: 13) (Special Election votes - 1,074)

Democratic - Michael A. Edgar, d, Hampton (7 Ann's Terrace, Hampton 03842) (wins primary with 195 votes - write-ins: 5) (WINS Special Election with 1,467 votes) Sworn into office by the Governor and Executive Council on March 23, 2016

Declaration of Intent: Philip W. Bean, Hampton (PO Box 660) 03843 (Qualified for ballot access) (Special Election Votes - 1,134)
(150 nomination papers due by January 19, 2016)

Deadline to request recount - 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 at the Secretary of State's Office

Receipt and Expenditure Reports

Candidate Primary

Committee Primary

Candidate Election

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Paper Reports Filed


February 17, 2016


March 2, 2016


March 16, 2016

NH Republican State Committee

March 16, 2016

America Votes Action Fund New Hampshire

March 16, 2016