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2018 MERRIMACK COUNTY HOUSE CANDIDATES

Merrimack District 1 - Andover, Danbury, Salisbury

Name: Ken Wells

Town: Andover

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About: Retiring after teaching for 37 years, Ken taught math and science and was a FIRST robotics team builder and mentor. He has been a member of the Teamsters Union and the American Federation of Musicians and is an environmental activist involved in the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association.

Merrimack District 2 - Franklin Ward 1, 2, Hill

Name: Delaney Carrier

Town: Franklin

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About: Delaney has been a Franklin resident and business owner for 15 years and he currently serving on the School Board. He was involved in the establishment of the single-stream recycling program.

Name: Scott Burns

Town: Franklin

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About: Scott has served on the Franklin School Board and otherwise worked in politics for the better part of two decades. He is a board member of several non-profits including the Franklin Animal Shelter and the Greater Tilton Area Family Resource Center.

Merrimack District 3 - Franklin Ward 3, Northfield

Name: Joyce Fulweiler

Town: Northfield

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About: Joyce has served as a Town Administrator in Tilton and Northfield for the past 30 years. She is currently serving as a member of the Northfield Planning Board she is attending courses to become a licensed alcohol and drug abuse counselor.

Name: Jim Lintner

Town: Franklin

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About: Jim has lived in Franklin with his family for over 20 years. He served as a teacher for Franklin High and is now an entrepreneur investing in our local community. As your representative he will listen to your concerns and propose thoughtful policies

Merrimack District 4 - Sutton, Wilmot

Name: Tom Schamberg

Town: Wilmot

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Merrimack District 5 - New London, Newbury

Name: Rep. Karen Ebel

Town: New London

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About: A native of Ossipee, Karen has lived in New London for 26 years and is a former practicing attorney. She was a member of the New London Planning Board for 18 years, spending 11 as chair, and is a member of New London Hospital’s Board of Directors.

Name: Andy Schmidt

Town: New London

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Merrimack District 6 - Henniker, Bradford

Name: Rep. Beth Rodd

Town: Bradford

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Name: Rod Pimentel

Town: Henniker

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Merrimack District 7 - Webster, Warner

Name: Rep. Clyde Carson

Town: Warner

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Merrimack District 8 - Boscawen

Name: Ed Cherian

Town: Boscawen

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Merrimack District 9 - Canterbury, Loudon

Name: George Saunderson

Town: Loudon

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About: A blacksmith, farrier, and bowl turner, George is an active member of the NH League of Craftsmen. He has served in the House of Representatives before and his experience as an artisan gives him a perspective that many Granite Staters may find relatable.

Name: Rep. Howard Moffett

Town: Canterbury

Websitehttp://moffett4staterep.com

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About: After a year as a journalist in Vietnam, three years as a Congressional aide, earning his law degree, and a career as an energy lawyer in Concord, Howard was elected to the NH House in 2012. He is running for a fourth term.

Merrimack District 10 - Concord Ward 5, Hopkinton

Name: Rep. Mary Jane Wallner

Town: Concord

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Name: Rep. Dave Luneau

Town: Hopkinton

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Name: Rep. Mel Myler

Town: Contoocook

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Merrimack District 11 - Concord Ward 1

Name: Democratic Leader Rep. Steve Shurtleff

Town: Penacook

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About: Representative Shurtleff was born and raised in Concord, New Hampshire. Between High School and College Representative Shurtleff spent three years in the Army from 1966 to 1969 - including a year in Vietnam.  After graduating he joined the U.S. Marshals Service and retired as a Supervisory Deputy Marshal in 2000.  He was first elected to the New Hampshire House in 2004 and has served as an at-large City Councilor in Concord since 2007.

Merrimack District 12 - Concord Ward 2

Name: Connie Lane

Town: Concord

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About: Connie has lived in Concord for 31 years, raising her two sons, practicing law, and volunteering in her community. Her focus has been on affordable housing, serving on the board of CATCH Neighborhood Housing, and the NH Housing Finance Authority.

Merrimack District 13 - Concord Ward 3

Name: Rep. Beth Richards

Town: Concord

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Merrimack District 14 - Concord Ward 4

Name: Rep. Jim MacKay

Town: Concord

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Merrimack District 15 - Concord Ward 6

Name: Ryan Buchanan

Town: Concord

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About: Ryan is a U.S. Navy veteran, as well as a husband, father, a graduate of UNH Manchester, and a Young Democrat running to represent Concord's Ward 6. He currently works as a financial services representative for TD Bank

Merrimack District 16 - Concord Ward 7

Name: Rep. Tim Soucy

Town: Concord

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Merrimack District 17 - Concord Ward 8 

Name: Safiya Wazir

Town: Concord

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About: Safiya is the Vice-Chair of the Head Start Policy Council, a member of the Community Action Program of Merrimack and Belknap Counties, and the 2018 recipient of the Unsung Hero award from the NH Children’s Trust. She earned her degree in business administration from NHTI.

Merrimack District 18 - Concord Ward 9

Name: Rep. Kris Schultz

Town: Concord

Websitehttps://schultzforconcord.com

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Merrimack District 19 - Concord Ward 10

Name: Rep. Christy Bartlett

Town: Concord

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Merrimack District 20 - Chichester, Pembroke

Name: Rep. Dave Doherty

Town: Pembroke

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About: Currently serving his second term in the NH House, David has been a member of the Environment and Agriculture Committee and the Education Committee. He was a school counselor for 38 years and a member of and officer for his local unions of the NEA and AFT.

Name: Rep. Dianne Schuett

Town: Pembroke

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Name: Clint Hanson

Town: Pembroke

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About: As former President of the New Hampshire College Association of Professional Employees, Clint has a long career in higher education and understands the problems facing New Hampshire schools.

Merrimack District 21 - Epsom, Pittsfield

Name: Mary Frambach

Town: Epsom

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Name: Miriam Yeaton

Town: Epsom

Website: N/A

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About: Miriam worked as a nurse for four decades and then spent another 18 years as a nurse practitioner. She is a veteran of the United States Air Force and is currently an American Legion Officer.

Merrimack District 22 - Allenstown

Name: Rep. Alan Turcotte

Town: Allenstown

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Merrimack District 23 - Bow, Dunbarton

Name: Rep. Mary Beth Walz

Town: Bow

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Name: Gary Woods

Town: Bow

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Name: Samantha Fox

Town: Bow

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Merrimack District 24 - Hooksett

Name: Marcy Rothenberg

Town: Hooksett

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Name: Madalasa Gurung

Town: Hooksett

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Name: Kathleen Martins

Town: Hooksett

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Name: Harold Kozlowski

Town: Hooksett

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About: Harold has long worked in the Media industry, including radio and newspaper. He is self-employed as a broadcasting consultant and audio producer. He is also the founder of a non-profit group that built and operated classical music stations in Concord for 7 years.

Merrimack District 25 - Andover, Danbury, Salibury, Warner, Webster

Name: David Karrick

Town: Warner

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About: David is a former State Representative who also previously served for six years as a selectman in Warner. Since serving in the Peace Corps, he has been a Trustee of Warner’s Public Library, on Warner’s Budget Committee, and Vice President of the Kearsarge Trail Snails Snowmobile Club.

Merrimack District 26 - Boscawen, Canterbury, Franklin Ward 3, Loudon, Northfield

Name: Lorrie Carey

Town: Boscawen

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About: Lorrie is a former State Representative, School Board Member, Selectperson, small business owner, Police Commissioner, Planning Board Vice Chair, and Precinct Moderator. She has served her community in almost every capacity and is an energetic and passionate community member.

Merrimack District 27 - Concord Wards 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

Name: Art Ellison

Town: Concord

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About: Art is a longtime member of Service Employees International Union Local 1984. He’s worked for 41 years of the New Hampshire Department of Education as the State Director of Adult Education.

Name: Rebecca McWilliams

Town: Concord

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About: Rebecca is the owner of the Lewis Farm, which she runs with her husband James. She is also a practicing attorney and architect and a member of the Concord Transportation Policy Advisory Committee.

Merrimack District 28 - Concord Wards 8, 9, 10

Name: Rep. Katherine Rogers

Town: Concord

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Merrimack District 29 - Concord Wards 8, 9, 10

Name: Erin Canterbury

Town: Epsom

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