Incumbent Republican Richardson Holds Coos 4 By Chris Jensen • Nov 7, 2012 TweetShareGoogle+Email In Coos District 4 Republican incumbent Herbert Richardson beat Democrat Troy Merner, according to results compiled by the Associated Press. With all the votes counted Richardson had 1,167 votes compared to Merner’s 821. Tags: Herbert RichardsonTroy MernerElections 2012Coos DIstrict 4North CountryTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content How North Country's Herb Richardson Voted By Chris Jensen • Oct 26, 2012 Republican incumbent Herbert Richardson is running against Democrat Troy Merner in Coos District 4, which includes Dalton, Kilkenny and Lancaster. Here’s how Richardson voted on some issues: Voter ID: Voted in favor of requiring voter identification. NHPR story.