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RUN FOR STATE REP FAQ

Who is my State Rep now?

What are the requirements to serving in the NH House?

  • Must be a registered voter and at least 18 years old

  • Domiciled in New Hampshire for at least 2 years

  • Must presently live in the town or ward you are a candidate for​

  • Must be registered as a Democrat before the filing period begins to run as a Democrat

 

What do NH State Representatives do?

  • Representatives serve 2-year terms

  • The House is in session from January-June every year

  • Committee Requirements

    • State Reps serve on a committee that works on legislation before it goes to the full House floor. Committees meet 1+ times a week depending on the workload—the time commitment will vary significantly based on the committee

    • Committees typically meet on Tuesdays and Wednesdays

    • Committees are assigned in the beginning of every term by party leadership

  • House Session

    • The full 400-member House meets most Thursdays (and a few Wednesdays) between January and June every year

  • Find out more about the New Hampshire House here.

 

Pay & Perks (in addition to the privilege of serving your state)

  • $200 a term

  • Reimbursed for gas mileage to Concord for legislative work

  • Free tolls in NH

  • Option for special State Representative license plate