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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Nov. 27, 2014
Union Leader: Mitt Romney is out front, but says he's not running again
WMUR: Ayotte discusses immigration, Ferguson chaos

Nov. 25, 2014
NHPR: Ayotte critical of Obama in wake of Hagel resignation
Seacoast Online: Sen. Ayotte blasts Obama after Hagel resignation
Union Leader: NH senators react to Hagel resignation
Concord Monitor: Ayotte, Shaheen seek answers from VA on ‘Choice Program’

Nov. 24, 2013
Foster's Daily Democrat: Shea-Porter prepares to leave office

Nov. 22, 2014
NHPR: Shaheen, Ayotte split on Obama's immigration executive order
Seacoast Online: Long Bridge replacement called 'critical' for region
Seacoast Online: Shaheen says immigration reform needed
Seacoast Online: Local fishermen fight ‘ridiculous’ recreational ban
WMUR: NH delegation hopes executive order sparks immigration debate
Concord Monitor: Dartmouth and Ayotte discuss plans to address sex assaults
Eagle-Tribune: NRC inspection finds three violations at Seabrook plant 

Nov. 21, 2014
Seacoast Online: Shaheen to tour Long Bridge Friday
Union Leader: NH asks feds for waiver on Medicaid

Nov. 20, 2014
NHPR: Cod catch limits to be cut by 75 percent ... again
Concord Monitor: VA ‘Choice Program’ begins, prompting some questions

Nov. 19, 2014
Union Leader: Senator's husband wants DNC post
Union Leader: Premiums drop, so do subsidies for Obamacare
Concord Monitor: NH Congressional delegates’ Keystone XL votes fall along party lines
Nashua Telegraph: Are ‘big money,’ influence drowning out ‘regular’ Americans?

Nov. 18, 2014
NHBR: Feds join NH worker misclassification efforts

Nov. 17, 2014
Seacoast Online: New England senators want bipartisan lunches

Nov. 16, 2014
Union Leader: NH's fishing industry staggered
NH1: Guinta says Republicans need to govern rather than shutting down govt

Nov. 15, 2014
Union Leader: Rand Paul laces up
NH1: Postal Service workers protest in Manchester over pending cuts

Nov. 14, 2014
NHPR: NH set to launch second open enrollment for ACA plans
NHPR: Obamacare sign-ups are coming: Here's how to shop your new options
Concord Monitor: New Hampshire praised for ACA implementation
NH1: How Jeanne Shaheen did what other Democratic incumbents senators could not

Nov. 13, 2014
Union Leader: Trump leads tribute for slain journalist James Foley
Union Leader: Ayotte, other NH GOP heavyweights urge support of Gene Chandler as Speaker
Union Leader: Ayotte approval numbers stand out in 2016 Senate set
Concord Monitor: Donald Trump guest speaker at event honoring James Foley

Nov. 12, 2014
NHPR: Governor, Congressional leaders honor state's 130,000 vets
NHPR: Perry tests 2016 waters: Addresses charges, Keystone pipeline, border security
WMUR: Perry wraps up trip to NH
Keene Sentinel: Texas Gov. Rick Perry talks pipeline, border security 

Nov. 11, 2014
NHPR: Perry visits NH to test 2016 waters
NHPR: Second ACA enrollment begins Nov. 15
Seacoast Online: Perry says he'll decide on presidential bid in late spring
Union Leader: Perry, Havenstein join Marines' birthday party
Union Leader: Perry wraps up NH visit, says elections refuted President
Concord Monitor: Perry in NH: Preparing White House bid, will decide in 2015
NH1: Nashua, NH, native Ryan Pitts reflects on Medal of Honor

Nov. 10, 2014
Union Leader: Issues for 2016 primary coming into focus
Union Leader: With midterms over, courting of NH voters steps up
WMUR: Gov. Rick Perry visits the Granite State
Foster's Daily Democrat: Perry wraps up 2-day visit to early primary state
NH1: 5 things to know about next phase of health law

Nov. 9, 2014
Concord Monitor: Making the most of the ground game: GOP catches up to Dems in midterm election
Foster's Daily Democrat: Election analysis: NH voters send no clear message to Democrats, Republicans 
NH1: Shaheen does humble victory dance in her hometown

Nov. 8, 2014
Union Leader: Shaheen machine well-oiled
WMUR: Shaheen hopes Democrats, Republicans will work together
Foster's Daily Democrat: Shaheen talks compromise, ‘sweet’ victory while touring Dover 

Nov. 7, 2014
WMUR: Shaheen campaign manager reflects on victory
Foster's Daily Democrat: Newly re-elected Sen. Shaheen to thank supporters
Keene Sentinel: Rick Perry to visit Keene State College 
NH1: So long 2014, hello 2016

Nov. 6, 2014
NHPR: How NH Democrats stemmed the red tide: An early look
Union Leader: What's next for NH politics?
Union Leader: GOP stampede swerves around top-of-ticket Democrats
Concord Monitor: U.S. Senate voting breakdown by town
Concord Monitor: Late flurry of cash adds to record-setting Senate race
Foster's Daily Democrat: With Shea-Porter’s defeat, Guinta only top GOP victor in NH 
Nashua Telegraph: New Hampshire Democrats keep US Senate, governor
NH1: It's back to the future for Frank Guinta

Nov. 5, 2014
NHPR: Frank Guinta takes Congressional District 1
NHPR: Kuster wins second term
Seacoast Online: Shaheen defeats Brown, retains Senate seat
Seacoast Online: Guinta ousts Shea-Porter in NH 1st District race
Union Leader: Rollercoaster of Senate vote count ends with Shaheen re-election
Union Leader: Kuster, Guinta win returns to Congressional seats
WMUR: Shaheen defeats Brown to keep Senate seat
WMUR: Shea-Porter concedes race to Guinta in 1st District
WMUR: Kuster beats Garcia in 2nd Congressional District
Concord Monitor: Jeanne Shaheen predicted winner early on, Scott Brown says not so fast, but results remain unchanged
Concord Monitor: Democrat Annie Kuster retains seat in U.S. House, deflecting challenge from Republican Marilinda Garcia
Concord Monitor: Republican Guinta reclaims 1st Congressional District seat
Foster's Daily Democrat: Brown concedes Senate race to Shaheen
Foster's Daily Democrat: Guinta takes congressional seat from Shea-Porter
Nashua Telegraph: NH exit poll results: 'Carpetbagger' tag sticks to Brown; Hassan picks up GOP crossover votes
NH1: Jeanne Shaheen declared winner over Scott Brown in NH Senate race

Nov. 4, 2014
Seacoast Online: NH candidates make their closing arguments
Seacoast Online: Band members, Brown exchange words
Union Leader: NH voters could tip the scales nationally
Union Leader: On the issues: U.S. Senate candidates, at a glance
Union Leader:  On the issues: First Congressional District candidates, at a glance
Union Leader: On the issues: Second Congressional District candidates, at a glance
WMUR: Shea-Porter, Guinta ready for voters to decide 3rd match-up
WMUR: U.S. Senate candidates try to sway undecided voters
WMUR: Kuster, Garcia talk to voters before Election Day
Concord Monitor: Lights, cameras, action: NH is in the spotlight, as usual
Concord Monitor: Election eve: Plenty of food, but no time to eat
Foster's Daily Democrat: Shaheen tries for 2nd term, Brown for 2nd state
NH1: Final campaigning ahead of Election Day
NH1: Rick Perry NH bound right after midterm elections

Nov. 3, 2014
Seacoast Online: Clinton says New Hampshire taught her about 'grit'
Union Leader: Hillary stumps for Democrats in Nashua
Union Leader: Countdown to NH's Shaheen, Brown decision in final stages
WMUR: WMUR releases the last Granite State poll ahead of elections
WMUR: Hillary Clinton visits NH ahead of election
Concord Monitor: NH Republicans make last-minute push to rally voters
Concord Monitor: Hillary Clinton makes retail pitch in New Hampshire return
Foster's Daily Democrat: In New Hampshire, Clinton shows family ties
Nashua Telegraph: Clinton, Hassan, Shaheen rally voters at Nashua Community College
Nashua Telegraph: Where in the world is Sullivan County?
NH1: New NH1/NEC poll - NH Governor and Senate contests all knotted up
NH1: illary Clinton in NH to stump for Shaheen/Hassan

Nov. 2, 2014
NHPR: In New Hampshire, two different tales of Scott Brown's state jump
Seacoast Online: Senate ads create political 'poison'
Seacoast Online: Former state senator accused of altercation with Brown campaign
Union Leader: Countdown to NH's Shaheen, Brown decision in final stages
Union Leader: Lawsuit puts heat on Shaheen over IRS targeting
Union Leader: Brown, Shaheen and the geography of the shipyard
WMUR: Candidates for governor, Senate, and Congress campaign in New Hampshire Saturday
Foster's Daily Democrat: Shaheen-Brown race down to the wire 
Foster's Daily Democrat: Old rivals Guinta, Shea-Porter vying again for Congress 

Nov. 1, 2014

NHPR: Spending in Shaheen-Brown race reaches historic proportions
Union Leader: Day after debate, Brown, Sen. Shaheen show up in Sullivan County
WMUR: Shaheen, Brown hit road in final days of campaign
WMUR: Scott Brown accepts debate panelist's apology
WMUR: Bill Clinton records radio ad for Jeanne Shaheen
Concord Monitor: Shaheen reflects on past six years while looking ahead
Concord Monitor: Brown takes national approach with campaign
Eagle-Tribune: Brown tours Sullivan County after debate comments
Keene Sentinel: Shaheen and Brown: How the U.S. candidates stand on the issues

Oct. 31, 2014
NHPR: Data reveals impact of the ACA on NH's uninsured
NHPR: Shaheen, Brown press their cases in final debate
NHPR: Despite upturn in tone, Shaheen, Brown race remains 'one of the most negative' in the country
Seacoast Online: Shaheen, Brown take geography quiz in final debate
Seacoast Online: Metal Trades Council endorses Shea-Porter
Union Leader: Senate candidates sharply divided on Islamic threat, Ebola, Obamacare
Union Leader: Senate battle attracts 17,000 TV ads in NH
WMUR: Shaheen, Brown clash in final U.S. Senate debate
WMUR: Poll shows Shaheen maintaining lead over Brown
Concord Monitor: Shaheen, Brown face off in final debate
Concord Monitor: Garcia’s conservative record a study in contradictions with her moderate reputation
Concord Monitor: U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster pushes constituent services to bolster bipartisan credentials
Concord Monitor: AFP, NEA targeted in campaign finance complaint
Concord Monitor: U.S. Senate, gubernatorial races breed big ad spending

Oct. 30, 2014
NHPR: Shaheen campaigns on funding for start-ups, Brown visits Seabrook nuclear plant
NHPR: Kuster continues to distance herself from president
Seacoast Online: Shaheen emphasizes small business efforts
Union Leader: Trump fired up over NH mailer
Union Leader: Brown, Shaheen run hardest where support is deepest
WMUR: Debate preview: New Hampshire Senate
Concord Monitor: Marilinda Garcia stumps at the Barley House in Concord
Foster's Daily Democrat: One last debate before high-stakes Senate election
Keene Sentinel: A look at the issues: 2nd Congressional District race 
NH1: Chris Christie to return to NH, again, on Nov. 3
NH1: As Halloween nears, a scary battle between Shaheen and Brown

Oct. 29, 2014
NHPR: Kuster, Garcia trade debate barbs; poll puts Kuster ahead
Seacoast Online: Polling shows close races in NH
Seacoast Online: NH Rebellion looks to stamp money out of politics
Seacoast Online: Brown underwater in NH, but Shaheen could sink
Seacoast Online: Kaine stumps for Shaheen
Union Leader: Accusations fly as Kuster, Garcia clash in 2nd CD debate
Union Leader: Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Shaheen, Brown ad wars heat up
Union Leader: UNH Survey Center poll: Kuster leads Garcia
Union Leader: Tea Party PAC endorses Scott Brown
Union Leader:  2nd CD post-debate 'spin room': Garcia 'shocked' at how many times Kuster interrupted her
WMUR: Kuster, Garcia clash in Granite State Debate
WMUR: Poll shows Kuster surging to big lead
Concord Monitor: Kuster, Garcia debate with one week left to Election Day
Concord Monitor: Shea-Porter: Guinta takes pride in blocking legislation
Foster's Daily Democrat: Tackling sexual violence: Ayotte lauds UNH for being at the forefront 
Nashua Telegraph: Buzzwords in Kuster-Garcia House debate: ‘Absent,’ ‘naive’
NH1: Time-tested closing arguments in NH's Senate race

Oct. 28, 2014
NHPR: McCain backs Brown on foreign policy campaign stump
NHPR: New players shake up the campaign ground game in NH
NHPR: Guinta and Shea-Porter meet for final debate
NHPR: Garcia defends opposition to gay marriage, record on abortion
WMUR: Clinton to rally behind Hassan, Shaheen in Nashua
WMUR: Debate preview: 2nd Congressional District
WMUR: Analysis: Grading the 1st Congressional District debate
WMUR: Shea-Porter, Guinta spar in 1st District debate
WMUR: Poll shows slim lead for Shea-Porter over Guinta
WMUR: Big names help NH candidates campaign
Concord Monitor: Shea-Porter, Guinta spar in 1st District debate
Concord Monitor: McCain joins New Hampshire Republicans on the campaign trail, presses for more support for rebels fighting ISIS
Nashua Telegraph: McCain campaigns in Hollis for Garcia
Nashua Telegraph: NH Senate mail campaigns take negative turn
NH1: Hillary Clinton coming to Nashua, NH, for Shaheen
NH1: John McCain jokes about 2016 and slams Hillary Clinton in Nashua, NH
NH1: New NH1/NEC poll Governor and Senate contests all knotted up

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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