Below is a list of winners and losers from the 2012 NH Gubernatorial Election, as well as outgoing Gov. John Lynch. To find more about each candidate, please click on the links below.

 

Outgoing Governor:

 

Governor John Lynch

Gov. John Lynch

Experience: Governor 2005 - present
Residence: Hopkinton
Family: Married, 3 children
Education: UNH, MBA Harvard Business School, JD Georgetown University
Official site: governor.nh.gov


 

 

Governor:


Maggie Hassan (won 2012 election)

Experience: Former NH Senate Majority Leader
Family: Married, 2 children
Education: Brown University; JD, Northeastern Law School
Official site: MaggieHassan.com



 

 

Other Candidates from 2012 Gubernatorial Election:



Ovide Lamontagne (lost 2012 election) 
Experience: 2010 US Senate candidate, lawyer
Family: Married, 2 children
Education: Catholic University of America; JD, University of Wyoming College of Law
Official site: Ovide2012.com



John Babiarz (lost 2012 election)
Experience: USAF veteran, former NH gubernatorial candidate, former Chair of NH Libertarian Party
Family: Married
Education: HS Diploma, Firefighter and EMT training
Official site: JohnBabiarz.com



 

Peter Cordatos (lost 2012 election)
Experience: Former NH gubernatorial candidate (1994)
Family: 
Education: 
Official site: 

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August 1, 2014
NHPR: Chris Christie stumps for Havenstein in Nashua
Seacoast Online: Christie makes 2nd summer stop in NH
Union Leader: Christie supports Havenstein's gubernatorial bid at BAE
Union Leader: Havenstein says he has always opposed Obamacare, though company he led was paid to implement parts of it
WMUR: Governor Christie visits Granite State again
Concord Monitor: Chris Christie, stumping for gubernatorial candidate Walt Havenstein, defends record
Eagle-Tribune: Hassan emails Market Basket directors
Nashua Telegraph: Havenstein stumps with Christie in tow
Nashua Telegraph: GOP candidate for governor Walt Havenstein faces criticism for profiting off Affordable Care Act

July 31, 2014
NHPR: Gov. Hassan says 166 NH businesses awarded R&D tax credit

July 30, 2014
Seacoast Online: Gov. Hassan vetoes bill on state audit process 
Union Leader: N.J. Gov. Christie to campaign for Havenstein in Nashua
Nashua Telegraph: Hassan vetoes access to privileged, state agency info

July 29, 2014
NHPR: New law demands transparency from politically active non-profits
NHPR: Hassan vetoes workplace anti-bullying bill
Seacoast Online: Gov. Hassan vetoes workplace bullying bill
Union Leader: Union slams Hassan veto of 'positive work environment' bill
Concord Monitor: Governor vetoes workplace bullying bill
Concord Monitor: Hassan signs human trafficking, cell phone bills
Nashua Telegraph: Hassan vetoes juvenile justice bill
Nashua Telegraph: NH Governor Maggie Hassan vetoes bullying bill

July 27, 2014
Union Leader: Governor, U.S. senators praise Easter Seals' support of NH vets
Union Leader: NH gubernatorial candidate Hemingway favors business flat tax, smaller state government

July 26, 2014
Seacoast Online: Gov. Hassan seeks federal evaluation of Pan Am rails

July 25, 2014
Nashua Telegraph: Hassan called out on real estate tax

July 23, 2014
Nashua Telegraph: Parties cast blame as NH slips in Kids Count rankings
Seacoast Online: New Hampshire to celebrate 100 years of primary

July 22, 2014
Nashua Telegraph: GOP candidate for governor ran firm while PAC gave $512K to Democrats

July 21, 2014
Eagle-Tribune: Top NH political races heat up

July 20, 2014
NHPR: FEMA denies emergency funds for North Country flooding

July 19, 2014
WMUR: Appeal for flooding emergency funds denied

July 18, 2014
NHPR: Republicans accuse Hassan of taking illegal campaign contributions
NHPR: Hassan says feds haven't requested NH shelter immigration children
Union Leader: Hassan donations put GOP on attack
Union Leader: Dueling Hassan Northern Pass pictures draw attention
WMUR: Hassan campaign calls for quick review of finance complaint

July 17, 2014
Union Leader: GOP questions $25,000 PAC donation to Hassan
WMUR: Havenstein attacked over speech quoting Obama
Concord Monitor: Republicans call for investigation into $25,000 contribution to Hassan
Foster's Daily Democrat: GOP challenges $25K contribution to Hassan
Nashua Telegraph: Republicans question Hassan accepting $25K from pro-Northern Pass electrical union

July 15, 2014
NHPR: Not much for 'Kremlin watchers' at meeting between N.E. governors and Canadian premiers
Seacoast Online: Gov. Hassan signs bill seeking pay equity
Union Leader: N.E. govs., Canadian officials meet,talk energy in the future
Concord Monitor: Energy a focus as leaders meet in New Hampshire

July 13, 2014
NHPR: New England governors to meet with Canadian premiers

July 12, 2014
NHPR: Hassan signs $11 million mental health package
Union Leader: NH veterans program targeted by 'baffling bureaucratic decision'
Concord Monitor: Mental health services expand in New Hampshire
Concord Monitor: Hassan signs marriage law
Foster's Daily Democrat: Hassan cites greater mental health care, other achievements
Foster's Daily Democrat: Governor to visit American Independence Festival
Nashua Telegraph: Funding shift may limit veterans services in NH

July 11, 2014
Union Leader: AMC asking N.E. governors to stop Northern Pass lines
Conway Daily Sun: Havenstein to stump in Conway Friday
Foster's Daily Democrat: Hassan to sign bill on mental health settlement

July 10, 2014
WMUR: Gov. Hassan supports review of law's use in Coco jail release

July 9, 2014
Concord Monitor: Polls show Shea-Porter in tight race; Kuster, Hassan lead challengers
NHBR: Hassan names advisory council for tech startup initiative

July 8, 2014
WMUR: Poll numbers indicate big lead for Hassan over GOP challengers

July 7, 2014
Union Leader: GOP gubernatorial candidate Havenstein says use of 'teabaggers' a 'poor choice of words'

July 6, 2014
Concord Monitor: Capital Beat: Campaigns use gas tax increase as latest talking point
Nashua Telegraph: More than $5M over legislative forecast takes pressure off NH governor

July 5, 2014

Seacoast Online: Hassan celebrates country, founders
Nashua Telegraph: ‘Close case’: NH Ballot commission issues Havenstein candidacy report

July 4, 2014
Nashua Telegraph: Analysis: Ballot Law Commission had to navigate legal inconsistencies in rendering Havenstein decision

July 3, 2014
NHPR: Hassan signs bill that saves tiny Millsfield from huge tax hike

July 2, 2014
Seacoast Online: PEA Principal Hassan to step down next year

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