Ovide Lamontagne secured the Republican nomination for his gubernatorial bid. He beat challenger Kevin Smith and will go on to face Maggie Hassan in the general election in November.
(Chants of "Ovide, Ovide")
Ovide Lamontagne took the podium shortly after accepting rival Kevin Smith's concession. But he didn't bask in the glow of victory for long.
"Please savor the moment. Savor the moment, because it's over."
Lamontagne's race was one of the first called of the evening, and he wasted no time in setting his sights on his Democratic opponent.