2018 CARROLL COUNTY CANDIDATES
Carroll District 1 - Bartlett, Hart's Location, Jackson
Name: Anita Burroughs
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About: Currently a manager of marketing and operations for Burroughs Healthcare Consulting, Anita has been a leader in her community, including as a founding board member of the Conway Area Humane Society. She is also on the Executive Committee for the Carroll County Democrats.
Carroll District 2 - Chatham, Conway, Easton, Hale's Location
Name: Harrison Kanzler
Town: North Conway
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About: Harrison was born and raised in North Conway and lives there with his wife. He graduated from UNH and has working as a teacher and administrator in schools since 2011, including as a social studies teacher at Kennett High School in North Conway for this past year.
Name: Steve Woodcock
Town: Center Conway
About: Steve is a retired high school principal and educator, a former member of the National Educators Association, and a 20-year school board member. Stephen is a veteran of the U.S. Army, a member of the NH Patriot Guard Riders, and on the board of a number of local non-profits.
Name: Rep. Tom Buco
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Carroll District 3 - Albany, Freedom, Madison, Tamworth
Name: Rep. Jerry Knirk
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About: A current NH State Representative, Jerry moved to Freedom to start a non-operative spine practice in 2007. Now retired from orthopedics, he is the chair of the Green Mountain Conservation Group and cares for a number of community gardening beds.
Name: Susan Ticehurst
Carroll District 4 - Moultonborough, Sandwich, Tuftonboro
Name: Caroline Nesbitt
Town: North Sandwhich
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About: A freelance theatre professional and writer for 40 years, Caroline is a member of two acting unions. She is the founder and original executive director of “Advice to the Players,” an educational Shakespeare company focused on teen mentoring.
Name: John Morrissey
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Carroll District 5 - Brookfield, Effingham, Ossipee, Wakefield
Name: Knute Ogren
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About: Knute studied at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA, before moving to Effingham, where he is the Director of Development for Calumet Lutheran Ministries, a Lutheran camp and conference center in Freedom.
Name: Patricia Pustell
Town: West Ossipee
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About: Patricia is a former American Airlines flight attendant and spent over a decade in the Association of Professional Flight Attendants. She has five children and nine grandchildren, and has lived in West Ossipee with her husband since 2005.
Name: Theresa Swanick
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Carroll District 6 - Wolfeboro
Name: Rep. Edie DesMarais
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About: Edith won her seat in the state house in a May 2017 special election. In 1974 she founded the non-profit group child care Wolfeboro Area Children’s Center. Edith has also worked to bring workforce housing to Carroll County, namely the Harriman Hill development in her home town of Wolfeboro.
Name: David Owen
About: David has been a town manager in Massachusetts and New Hampshire for three-and-a-half decades. He recently retired after twelve years as town manager for Wolfeboro.
Carroll District 7 - Albany, Bartlett, Chatham, Conway, Eaton, Freedom, Hale's Location, Hart's Location, Jackson, Madison, Tamworth
Name: Rep. Ed Butler
Town: Hart's Location
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About: Ed has run the Notchland Inn with his husband Les for the last 19 years, and has served as State Representative for the last 10. Since moving to Hart’s Location, Ed has been a two term selectman and is the current Chairman of the Planning Board.
Carroll District 8 - Brookfield, Effingham, Moultonborough, Ossipee, Sandwich, Tuftonboro, Wakefield
Name: Richard Stuart