Democrat incumbent Evalyn Merrick is running against Republican Leon Rideout in Coos District Seven, which includes Carroll, Dalton, Dummer, Jefferson, Kilkenny, Lancaster, Milan, Northumberland, Randolph, Stark and Whitefield.
Here is how Merrick voted on some issues.
Voter ID: Voted against requiring voter identification. NHPR story.
Republican incumbent Lyle “Rusty” Bulis is running against Republican Ralph Doolan and Democrat Linda Massimilla in Grafton District 1, which includes Littleton and Bethlehem. There are two seats available.
Here is how Bulis, the only incumbent, voted on some issues:
Voter ID: Voted in favor of requiring voter identification. NHPR story.
Jobs and the economy continue to dominate on the campaign trail, from the national to the local level. But government run health care programs like Medicaid and Medicare are also getting their fair share of attention. Major changes to both programs are potentially on the horizon.
With just over a week to go until the election, NHPR’s health reporter Todd Bookman has this overview of what’s at stake for Granite State voters.
Sale prices are up for the first time in two years. Also, foreclosure activity has leveled off and mortgage rates are at rock bottom. But with the economy still uncertain, some wonder if this good fortune will be short-lived or, if the real estate sector could lead the economy into better times.
Two people are dead after their plane crashed alongside Interstate 93 in Hooksett.
NHPR’s Sam Evans-Brown was on the scene earlier today. He tells All Things Considered host Brady Carlson about what police have confirmed about the Doris and Herman Hassenger, the people killed in the crash, and about the plane's history.
This time around in the first congressional district the names are the same but the roles are flipped; Republican Frank Guinta, once the challenger, is now the incumbent. But that’s not the only way this year’s race is like a mirror image of last election.
When Congressman Frank Guinta goes out knocking on the doors of independents in Manchester – his political backyard – most everybody knows who he is.