The following officials ran to represent the citizens of New Hampshire in the U.S. House of Representatives. Click on each candidate's name to see their positions on key issues facing NH citizens.  Scroll to the bottom of the page to see a campaign finance summary.


1st Congressional District

Democratic Candidates

Carol Shea-Porter (won 2012 election)
Experience: Former US House Representative 2007 - 2011
Residence: Rochester
Family: Married
Education: MA University of New Hampshire


Republican Candidates


Rep. Frank Guinta (incumbent, lost 2012 election)
Experience: Mayor of Manchester 2006-09; State Rep. 2001-05
Residence: Manchester
Family: Married, 2 children
Education: BA Assumption College, MS Franklin Pierce Law Center


Other Candidates

Brendan Kelly (lost 2012 election)
Experience: US military veteran; candidate for NH House, 2008, 2010;
Seabrook Selectman; lifelong political interest 
Residence: Seabrook
Family: Married, 4 children, 6 grandchildren
Education: Unknown


2nd Congressional District

Democratic Candidates

Ann McLane Kuster (won 2012 election)
Experience: Attorney and non-profit consultant
Residence: Hopkinton
Family: Married, 2 children
Education: BA Dartmouth College, MA Georgetown University


Republican Candidates

Rep. Charlie Bass (incumbent, lost 2012 election)
Experience: U.S. Rep. 1995-2007
Residence: Peterborough
Family: Married, 2 children
Education: Dartmouth College



Other Candidates

Danny Keating (lost 2012 election)
Experience: NH House of Representatives candidate, 2006; US Army veteran
Residence: Nashua
Family: Unknown
Education: Unknown


Hardy Macia (lost 2012 election)
Experience: Founder, Catamount Software; Board Member, Advocates for Self Government;
Local government experience 
Residence: Canterbury
Family: Married, 2 children
Education: BS, Drexel University


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April 18, 2014
Union Leader: Ski area manager says ACA may cut season short
WMUR: Scott Brown to get paid for hedge fund speech in Las Vegas
WMUR: NH to open two new veterans clinics

April 16, 2014
Concord Monitor: Shaheen thanks NH police who responded to Boston Marathon bombing
Nashua Telegraph: Kuster addresses gender inequality, abortion at Nashua Community College
Nashua Telegraph: Shaheen tours downtown non-profit getting makeover with federal funds
Nashua Telegraph: UNH poll: Obama’s approval rating continues to drop in NH
NHPR: Sen. Shaheen meets with Boston Marathon responders
Seacoast Online: Judge dismisses suit filed by cities against EPA
Union Leader: NH officers thanked for their help in bombing's aftermath
WMUR: Sen. Jeanne Shaheen thanks New Hampshire's first responders

April 15, 2014
WMUR: Brown raises money at impressive pace over 16 days
WMUR: Kuster raises $400k for re-election campaign
Union Leader: Rep. Shea-Porter honored for efforts to aid in health care by National Association of Community Health Centers
Nashua Telegraph: PolitiFactNH: NHGOP says Jeanne Shaheen votes with Obama 99 percent of the time
Foster's Daily Democrat: Shaheen thanking NH police who responded to Boston
Citizen of Laconia: Scott Brown tours Veterans Home

April 14, 2014
Concord Monitor: Vt. Sen. Sanders speaks in NH as he mulls 2016 run

April 13, 2014
Nashua Telegraph: High-profile conservatives highlight Freedom Summit in Manchester
Nashua Telegraph: Nashua, Manchester drug courts could open by fall if federal grants get approved
Nashua Telegraph: Brown’s announcement has resurrected NH Republican Party
Union Leader: GOP rally in Manchester fires up party faithful
Union Leader: Shaheen, Brown matchup expected to be a pricey race
WMUR: U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders makes appearance at New Hampshire Institute of Politics
WMUR: Big-name Republicans descend on NH for Freedom Summit
Concord Monitor: Republican presidential hopefuls test waters at GOP event
Eagle-Tribune: GOP presidential hopefuls flock to NH event

April 12, 2014
Union Leader: Rand Paul offers his 'libertarian twist' on conservatism
Seacoast Online: Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul shares vision in Pease visit
Seacoast Online: Shaheen presses feds to hand over building to city
Seacoast Online: Navy chief praises shipyard's excellence
Seacoast Online: Shaheen, NH Senate alarmed over painkiller
NHPR: Brown takes aim at health law as Dems fire back
NHPR: Rand Paul kicks off GOP summit with rally in Dover
Foster's Daily Democrat: Rand Paul rallies GOP troops in Dover talk
Concord Monitor: Rand Paul: To win, Republicans must broaden message

April 11, 2014
Concord Monitor: Brown’s official entrance into U.S. Senate race met with excitement from NH Republicans
Concord Monitor: Former GOP presidential candidate Fred Karger visits Concord High School to promote film, positivity
Foster's Daily Democrat: Brown makes Senate bid official
NHPR: Scott Brown kicks off U.S. Senate run in Portsmouth
Seacoast Online: Brown officially begins Senate bid in Portsmouth
Seacoast Online: Protesters stake out hotel before Brown campaign kickoff
Seacoast Online: Brown supporters cite his 'independent voice' for NH
Seacoast Online: U.S. to Manchester school district: Do better
Union Leader: Scott Brown formally launches NH campaign for Senate
WMUR: Senate hopeful Brown: health law costs liberty
WMUR: Poll shows Brown gaining on Shaheen

April 10, 2014
Union Leader: Ayotte fears killer Addison's sentence will be commuted
Concord Monitor: Ayotte: Death penalty repeal could effectively commute Addison’s sentence
Foster's Daily Democrat: Navy soliciting ideas for reuse of former shipyard prison
NHPR: Feds' new railroad safety rules could affect propane transport on Seacoast

April 9, 2014
Concord Monitor: Vermont’s Sanders eyes president bid, heads to NH
Keene Sentinel: Senate candidate Jim Rubens stops in Keene and Surry, talks issues
NHPR: Republican candidates for U.S. Senate debate, Scott Brown declines invite
Seacoast Online: Bernie Sanders visiting NH, considers run for president
WMUR: Scott Brown gets praise from The Donald
WMUR: Following Shaheen, Shea-Porter asks her GOP opponents to take 'People's Pledge'
WMUR: Citizens for Strong NH begins week long radio ads hitting Shaheen
WMUR:  'Morning Joe' Scarborough to keynote Cheshire Co. GOP event

April 8, 2014
WMUR: Shaheen camp calls on Brown to sign outside-money pledge
WMUR: Scott Brown to officially retire from National Guard
WMUR: Scott Brown to formally enter Senate contest Thursday
Union Leader: Surveys: NH health premiums up 90%; more people insured under Obamacare
Union Leader: Ayotte lends support to bill that gives companies incentive to hire vets
Seacoast Online: Brown to officially announce run for Senate in Port City on Thursday
NHPR: Brown tells supporters he'll make it official Thursday
NHPR: Shaheen, Ayotte press for more heating funds
Nashua Telegraph: Scott Brown to announce candidacy for U.S. Senate Thursday, set to miss debate Tuesday
Concord Monitor: Scott Brown to run for U.S. Senate in NH

April 7, 2014
Nashua Telegraph: Christie spokesman leaves for Brown campaign in NH
Seacoast Online: NH senators address state's heroin woes

April 6, 2014
Concord Monitor: In U.S. Senate primary, Brown’s opponents tout gun records
Keene Sentinel: Scott Brown stops in Keene during visit to Cheshire County 

April 5, 2014
WMUR: Former aide to serve as Scott Brown campaign manager
WMUR: Meet the Candidates: U.S. Senate candidate Jim Rubens

April 4, 2014
Concord Monitor: NH’s senators speak out against more base closings
Foster's Daily Democrat: Guinta: Opponent may not represent Republicans 
Seacoast Online: Scammans endorse Innis for Congress
WMUR: Sen. Kelly Ayotte questions General Motors amid recall controversy

April 3, 2014
Union Leader: John DiStaso's Granite Status: Surprise! Scott Brown is running for US Senate, announcement planned
WMUR: Brown plans to officially announce run for U.S. Senate
Foster's Daily Democrat: Frisbie Memorial Hospital to argue ACA network inadequate
Seacoast Online: Ayotte speaks out against move to close bases

April 2, 2014
Concord Monitor: Citizen groups push for U.S. Senate money pledge from NH candidates
Seacoast Online: White House gets call in city dispute
Union Leader: John DiStaso's Granite Status: Common Cause, Public Citizen push People’s Pledge

April 1, 2014
WMUR: Surge of signups as health care deadline arrives
WMUR: Scott Brown still technically exploring, but telling people he's running for Senate
Union Leader: John DiStaso's Granite Status: Dueling videos by Dems, GOP focus on Brown, Shaheen
Seacoast Online: Councilors, feds clash over McIntyre building
NHPR: NH delegation and French ambassador cut ribbon at Rochester's new aerospace manufacturing plant
Nashua Telegraph: Senate hopeful Jim Rubens talks education with students at Nashua’s Academy of Science and Design
Foster's Daily Democrat: Area residents sign up for ACA's health insurance

March 31, 2014
Concord Monitor: NH small businesses frustrated, confused, hesitant about Affordable Care Act
Foster's Daily Democrat: Monday is deadline to sign up for health law in NH
Foster's Daily Democrat: Ayotte highlights importance of U.S. attack submarine fleet
NHPR: Obamacare rolls into NH like a political campaign - and wins
Union Leader: John DiStaso's Granite Status: NHGOP wastes no time raising Shaheen’s sales tax support as governor

March 30, 2014
Seacoast Online: Congressional hopeful Innis is gay and Republican
Union Leader: John DiStaso's Granite Status: Brown's comment goes viral, Shaheen takes knocks on Obamacare

March 29, 2014
WMUR: Back from trip overseas, Ayotte comments on Russian aggression
Union Leader: Manchester soldier awarded Purple Heart a humble hero
Union Leader: U.S.S. Miami decommissioned at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
Union Leader: John DiStaso's Granite Status: NHGOP, Shaheen camp trade more charges on Obamacare
Seacoast Online: Navy says goodbye to USS Miami

March 28, 2014
Foster's Daily Democrat: Healthcare expert says the ACA is ‘dangerous’ 
Union Leader: John DiStaso's Granite Status: After Medicaid Expansion signing at State House, Dems take aim at ... Scott Brown
Union Leader: NH congressional delegation backs aid to Ukraine

March 27, 2014
Union Leader: Six New England senators call for investigation into natural gas prices
Union Leader: Shaheen urges feds to approve NH Medicaid expansion
Conway Daily Sun: Senate candidate Rubens says 'people are tired of business as usual'
Seacoast Online: Shaheen urges feds to expedite Medicaid waivers

March 26, 2014
Concord Monitor: In Nashua, Vice President Joe Biden applauds NH worker training programs
Eagle-TribuneSurge in NH fuel aid requests expected
Eagle-Tribune: Biden touts job training in NH visit
Foster's Daily Democrat: Brown tours Frisbie, sympathizes with hospital’s plight
Nashua Telegraph: VP Biden visits Nashua, says ‘I’m here about jobs, not mine’
Nashua Telegraph: Jim Rubens vows to protect gun owners at Hudson shop, continues Second Amendment tour all week
Nashua Telegraph: Before to Biden’s visit, bus tour in Nashua promotes $10.10 minimum wage
NHPR: In Nashua, Biden praises job training and Medicaid expansion
NHPR: Brown speaks against Obamacare at Frisbie Hospital
NHPR: Bus tour stop in NH pushes Sen. Ayotte to support minimum wage hike
Seacoast Online: Biden, possible '16 hopeful, promotes jobs in NH
Union Leader: ‘Give America a Raise’ tour glides into NH
WMUR: Biden: 'I'm here about jobs, not mine'
WMUR: Scott Brown blasts Affordable Care Act during Rochester visit
WMUR: Florida Sen. Marco Rubio to visit NH

March 25, 2014
WMUR: VP Biden and U.S. Labor Secretary to visit Nashua job site
WMUR: Shaheen starts radio ads hitting Brown over 'pledge'
Union Leader: John DiStaso's Granite Status: Potential '16 presidential hopeful Marco Rubio to return to NH
Union Leader: VP Biden, Secretary of Labor to visit Nashua Works Center Tuesday
Seacoast Online: Scott Brown faces history, residency questions in NH bid
NHPR: Sen. Ayotte calls for harsher sanctions against Russia
Nashua Telegraph: VP Biden to appear at state unemployment office in Nashua, press and public availability limited
Nashua Telegraph: IRS says NH may be due $3.2 million in refunds from 2010
Foster's Daily Democrat: Brown works to overcome residency questions
Foster's Daily Democrat: Biden, possible '16 hopeful, off to New Hampshire
Concord Monitor: Shaheen hits Brown on outside money in first campaign ad

March 24, 2014
Concord Monitor: U.S. lawmakers, during visit to Ukraine, call for continued aid against Russian threat
Eagle-Tribune: Biden to put spotlight on job training in NH
Nashua Telegraph: VP Biden to visit Nashua Tuesday for workforce development event, GOP urges top Democrats to attend
Nashua Telegraph: Biden Nashua trip Tues. coincides with rally by minimum wage-hike supporters
Union Leader: In Kiev, NH Sen. Ayotte backs sanctions against Russia
Union Leader: Daughter proves an asset at Brown stop in Manchester

March 23, 2014
Union Leader: Ayotte: Toughen sanctions on Russia
WMUR: Sen. Kelly Ayotte to visit Ukraine Sunday
Concord Monitor: If Brown joins U.S. Senate race, national money, attention to follow

March 22, 2014
WMUR: Lawmakers meet to discuss important role of working women
WMUR: VP Biden to visit Nashua on Tuesday
Union Leader: John DiStaso's Granite Status: Hassan to appear with Biden in Nashua next week; Shaheen, Shea-Porter, Kuster to be in DC
Seacoast Online: Guinta brings Health Care Listening Tour to Portsmouth
Seacoast Online: Biden to talk job training in New Hampshire
Nashua Telegraph: Biden to visit Nashua on Tuesday for workforce development event
Nashua Telegraph: IRS says NH may be due $3.2 million in refunds from 2010

March 21, 2014
Concord Monitor: Obamacare enrollment fairs held in NH as deadline approaches
Concord Monitor: Ayotte heading to Ukraine, Israel
Keene Sentinel: Shaheen stops in Keene to promote fraud session for seniors
NHPR: Scott Brown and outside money: Won't or can't?
WMUR: President Obama weighs in on U.S. Senate race in NH
WMUR: Shaheen tours Rustic Crust Pizza facility destroyed by fire
WMUR: Rand Paul to raise money for NHGOP

March 20, 2014
Union Leader: Admiral: Returning NH veterans are worth hiring
Union Leader: Rep. Garcia tackles top issues in Hudson appearance
WMUR: Ready for Hillary PAC trying to drum up support in NH
WMUR: DC-based Democratic group launches web ad campaign against GOP challengers
Concord Monitor: In Concord, Brown discusses listening tour, hits Shaheen
Concord Monitor: Shaheen, at event for military veterans, calls again on Brown to limit outside spending
Conway Daily Sun: Rubens to campaign in Conway Thursday
Foster's Daily Democrat: Obama to Brown: Leave NH to Shaheen
Keene Sentinel: Democratic Super PAC ramps up efforts for Hillary Clinton in NH
Nashua Telegraph: Republican hopefuls Garcia, Lambert campaign in Greater Nashua

March 19, 2014
Eagle-Tribune: Money fight breaks out in NH Senate race
NHPR: Shaheen pushes Brown to sign 'People's Pledge' in Senate race
NHPR: Scott Brown makes the rounds through vote-rich southern NH
Seacoast Online: Scott Brown laying groundwork for run vs. Shaheen 
Union Leader: John DiStaso's Granite Status: 'Ready for Hillary' SuperPAC hosts Democratic state lawmakers luncheon
Union Leader: Senate candidate Rubens to address Belknap County Republicans on Monday
WMUR: Child killer's lawyers hope to void conviction due to Ayotte relationship

March 18, 2014
WMUR: Shaheen, Brown at St. Patrick’s Day event
Nashua Telegraph: Shaheen calls on Brown to renounce third party attack ads, latest poll shows she has double digit lead
Eagle-Tribune: NH voters embrace campaign finance reform
Conway Daily Sun: Brown visits North Conway en route to possible Senate run
Concord Monitor: NH’s federal delegation pushes bills on military assault, student loans, worker benefits
Concord Monitor: Federal money to pay for Concord airport improvements

March 17, 2014
Union Leader: NH's representatives in Congress join opposition to painkiller Zohydro


Cities and Towns

New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District includes:

  • All of Belknap County except Center Harbor
  • All of Carroll County
  • Campton in Grafton County
  • Bedford, Goffstown, and Merrimack in Hillsborough County
  • Hooksett in Merrimack County
  • All of Rockingham except Atkinson, Deerfield, Northwood, Salem, and Windham
  • All of Strafford County

New Hampshire's 2nd Congressional District includes:

  • Center Harbor in Belknap County
  • All of Cheshire County
  • All of Coos County
  • All of Grafton County except Campton
  • All of Hillsborough County except Bedford, Goffstown, and Merrimack
  • All of Merrimack County except Hooksett
  • Atkinson, Deerfield, Northwood, Salem, and Windham in Rockingham County
  • All of Sullivan County