New Hampshire State Profile

Election Schedule

State Primary:2014-9-9

Election Vitals

Governor:Maggie Hassan (D) re-election 2016
Senator:Jeanne Shaheen (D) re-election 2014
Senator:Kelly Ayotte (R) re-election 2016

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Past Presidential Elections

Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1976 43.5%
Percentage of Votes for Gerald Ford in 1976 54.7%
Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1980 28.4%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1980 57.7%
Percentage of Votes for Walter Mondale in 1984 30.9%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1984 68.6%
Percentage of Votes for Michael Dukakis in 1988 36.3%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1988 62.4%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1992 38.9%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1992 37.6%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1996 49.3%
Percentage of Votes for Bob Dole in 1996 39.4%
Percentage of Votes for Al Gore in 2000 46.8%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2000 48.1%
Percentage of Votes for John Kerry in 2004 50.4%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2004 49.0%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2008 54.4%
Percentage of Votes for John McCain in 2008 44.7%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2012 52.2%
Percentage of Votes for Mitt Romney in 2012 46.6%

Previous Election Results, other races

1996 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jeanne Shaheen Democratic 284,175 57.2%
Ovide Lamontagne Republican 196,321 39.5%
Fred Bramante Independ reform 10,316 2.1%
Robert Kingsbury Libertarian 5,974 1.2%
1996 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jeanne Shaheen Democratic 52,238 88.3%
Sid Lovett Democratic 4,286 7.2%
Brian Woodworth Democratic 2,609 4.4%
1996 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ovide Lamontagne Republican 47,556 47.5%
Bill Zeliff Jr. Republican 43,393 43.3%
Al Rubega Republican 6,062 6.1%
Richard Bosa Republican 2,055 2.1%
James Tomaszewski Sr. Republican 1,122 1.1%
1996 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robert Smith Republican 242,304 49.3%
Richard Swett Democratic 227,397 46.2%
Ken Blevens Libertarian 22,265 4.5%
1996 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Richard Swett Democratic 32,443 52.5%
John Rauh Democratic 29,393 47.5%
1998 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jeanne Shaheen Democratic 210,769 66.3%
Jay Lucas Republican 98,473 31.0%
Ken Blevens Libertarian 8,655 2.7%
1998 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jay Lucas Republican 24,796 34.8%
Jim Rubens Republican 22,444 31.5%
Fred Bramante Republican 14,367 20.2%
Emile Beaulieu Republican 8,521 12.0%
Bob Kroepel Republican 1,103 1.5%
1998 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Judd Gregg Republican 213,477 67.8%
George Condodemetraky Democratic 88,883 28.2%
Brian Christeson Libertarian 7,603 2.4%
Roy Kendel Indep amer 4,733 1.5%
1998 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Judd Gregg Republican 63,729 85.5%
Phil Weber Republican 10,784 14.5%
2000 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jeanne Shaheen Democratic 275,038 48.7%
Gordon Humphrey Republican 246,952 43.8%
Mary Brown Independent 35,904 6.4%
John Babiarz Libertarian 6,446 1.1%
2000 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jeanne Shaheen Democratic 45,249 61.4%
Mark Fernald Democratic 28,488 38.6%
2000 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Gordon Humphrey Republican 54,134 52.8%
James Squires Republican 23,582 23.0%
Jeffrey Howard Republican 21,734 21.2%
Fred Bramante Republican 2,500 2.4%
Jim Marron Republican 584 0.6%
2002 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Craig Benson Republican 259,663 58.8%
Mark Fernald Democratic 169,277 38.3%
John Babiarz Libertarian 13,028 2.9%
2002 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mark Fernald Democratic 34,683 55.5%
Bev Hollingworth Democratic 27,777 44.5%
2002 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Craig Benson Republican 56,099 36.8%
Bruce Keough Republican 51,461 33.8%
Gordon Humphrey Republican 42,698 28.0%
Robert Kingsbury Republican 877 0.6%
Joseph Haas Republican 759 0.5%
Bob Kroepel Republican 578 0.4%
2002 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Sununu Republican 227,229 51.1%
Jeanne Shaheen Democratic 207,478 46.7%
Ken Blevens Libertarian 9,835 2.2%
2002 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Sununu Republican 81,920 53.5%
Robert Smith Republican 68,608 44.8%
Kenneth Stremsky Republican 2,694 1.8%
2004 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Lynch Democratic 340,299 51.1%
Craig Benson Republican 325,981 48.9%
2004 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Lynch Democratic 43,798 74.6%
Paul McEachern Democratic 14,403 24.5%
Craig Benson Republican 499 0.8%
Charles Tarbell Republican 43 0.1%
2004 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Craig Benson Republican 49,097 76.0%
Charles Tarbell Republican 13,621 21.1%
John Lynch Democratic 1,748 2.7%
Paul McEachern Democratic 121 0.2%
2004 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Judd Gregg Republican 434,847 66.2%
Doris Haddock Democratic 221,549 33.8%
2004 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Doris Haddock Democratic 46,745 99.2%
Judd Gregg Republican 375 0.8%
Tom Alciere Republican 3 0.0%
Michael Tipa Republican 3 0.0%
2004 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Judd Gregg Republican 60,597 91.8%
Tom Alciere Republican 2,682 4.1%
Michael Tipa Republican 2,563 3.9%
Doris Haddock Democratic 143 0.2%
2006 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Lynch Democratic 298,760 74.1%
Jim Coburn Republican 104,288 25.9%
2006 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Lynch Democratic 43,442 99.9%
Jim Coburn Republican 40 0.1%
2006 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Coburn Republican 30,352 86.4%
John Lynch Democratic 4,794 13.6%
2008 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Lynch Democratic 479,042 70.2%
Joe Kenney Republican 188,555 27.6%
Susan Newell Libertarian 14,987 2.2%
2008 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Lynch Democratic 44,549 90.9%
Katy Forry Democratic 4,444 9.1%
2008 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Joe Kenney Republican 49,235 100.0%
2008 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jeanne Shaheen Democratic 358,438 51.6%
John Sununu Republican 314,403 45.3%
Ken Blevens Libertarian 21,516 3.1%
2008 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jeanne Shaheen Democratic 42,968 89.1%
Raymond Stebbins Democratic 5,281 10.9%
2008 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Sununu Republican 60,852 89.6%
Tom Alciere Republican 7,084 10.4%
2010 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Lynch Democratic 240,346 52.7%
John Stephen Republican 205,616 45.1%
John Babiarz Libertarian 10,089 2.2%
2010 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Lynch Democratic 50,348 87.5%
Timothy Robertson Democratic 3,792 6.6%
Frank Sullivan Democratic 3,418 5.9%
2010 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Stephen Republican 78,783 61.5%
Jack Kimball Republican 32,121 25.1%
Karen Testerman Republican 12,787 10.0%
Frank Emiro Republican 4,400 3.4%
2010 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kelly Ayotte Republican 273,218 60.1%
Paul Hodes Democratic 167,545 36.8%
Chris Booth Independent 9,194 2.0%
Ken Blevens Libertarian 4,753 1.0%
2010 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Paul Hodes Democratic 49,845 100.0%
2010 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kelly Ayotte Republican 53,056 38.2%
Ovide Lamontagne Republican 51,397 37.0%
Bill Binnie Republican 19,508 14.0%
Jim Bender Republican 12,611 9.1%
Dennis Lamare Republican 1,388 1.0%
Tom Alciere Republican 499 0.4%
Gerard Beloin Republican 402 0.3%
2012 Governor
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Maggie Hassan Democratic 378,934 54.7%
Ovide Lamontagne Republican 295,026 42.6%
John Babiarz Libertarian 19,251 2.8%
2014 Governor
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Maggie Hassan Democratic 39,185 94.2%
Ian Freeman Democratic 1,719 4.1%
Clecia Terrio Democratic 704 1.7%
2014 Governor
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Walt Havenstein Republican 62,766 55.7%
Andrew Hemingway Republican 42,005 37.3%
Daniel Greene Republican 5,362 4.8%
Jonathan Smolin Republican 2,620 2.3%
2014 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jeanne Shaheen Democratic 39,282 100.0%
2014 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Scott Brown Republican 58,775 50.0%
Jim Rubens Republican 27,089 23.1%
Bob Smith Republican 26,593 22.6%
Walter Kelly Republican 1,376 1.2%
Bob Heghmann Republican 784 0.7%
Andy Martin Republican 734 0.6%
Mark Farnham Republican 733 0.6%
Miro Dziedzic Republican 508 0.4%
Gerard Beloin Republican 492 0.4%
Robert D'Arcy Republican 397 0.3%

State Demographics

Population 1,320,718
Percentage White 94.0%
Percentage Black 1.3%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.2%
Percentage Asian 2.3%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.0%
Percentage Mixed Race 1.8%
Percentage Other Race 0.4%
 
Percentage Hispanic 3.0%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 91.8%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 1.1%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 0.6%
 
Median Household Income $63,280
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 46.7%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 10.0%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 7.0%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 7.6%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 34.1%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.1%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 47.3%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 14.7%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 52.4%
Percentage with a College Degree 34.6%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 39.9%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 24.0%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 10.9%
 
Unemployment rate 4.2%
Unemployment figures as of 2014-10
Unemployment Monthly Change -0.1%
 
Percentage Married Couples 51.8%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 18.9%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.2%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.3%

Last updated 12:16am December 19, 2014