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2018 STRAFFORD COUNTY HOUSE CANDIDATES

Strafford District 1 - Middleton, Milton

Name: Larry Brown

Town: Milton

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Strafford District 2 - Farmington

Name: Sylvia Arcouette

Town: Farmington

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Name: Manny Krasner

Town: Farmington

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Strafford District 3 - New Durham, Strafford

Name: Bob Perry

Town: Strafford

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About: Bob has lived in Strafford County for 42 years and previously served as a state representative for seven years. Before retiring, he had a thirty year career as a court stenographer. Bob is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Rochester Opera House.

Name: Ellen Phillips

Town: New Durham

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About: Ellen is a retired teacher and literacy specialist as well as a former member of the National Education Association. Before retiring, she was also a member of the Reading Recovery Council of North America and the International Reading Association.

Strafford District 4 - Barrington

Name: Matt Towne

Town: Barrington

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About: A former Peace Corps Volunteer and Registered Nurse, his experience in service and healthcare has lead him to his current profession as an Industrial Safety Consultant. Matt is a member of several community boards.

Name: Cassie Levesque

Town: Barrington

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About: Cassie is currently studying at Southern New Hampshire University. This past legislative session, she championed a bill to raise the marriage age in New Hampshire, which was signed into law.

Strafford District 5 - Lee

Name: Rep. Jeff Salloway

Town: Lee

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Strafford District 6 - Durham, Madbury

Name: Rep. Margie Smith

Town: Durham

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About: Marjorie is currently serving her 10th term in the NH House. She’s earned her master’s degree in public administration, worked in all levels of government, and been an advocate in the not-for-profit sector in the areas of civil liberties, children and families, economic planning, and more.

Name: Rep. Judith Spang

Town: Durham

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Name: Rep. Tim Horrigan

Town: Durham

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About: Tim is running for his sixth term as a representative for Durham and Madbury. He has served on the Judiciary Committee, and has had an extensive career in information technology and writing. He is an alumnus of Columbia University and the University of Southern California.

Name: Rep. Janet Wall

Town: Madbury

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Name: Cam Kenney

Town: Durham

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About: Cam has been a long-time member of New Hampshire Democratic Politics; by canvassing for Martha Fuller Clark’s campaign, interning at the Democratic leadership office in the State House, and managing the Beckerman for Selectman campaign. He is also the assistant director for the Avon Parks and Recreation Department.

Strafford District 7 - Rochester Ward 1

Name: Rep. Tim Fontneau

Town: Rochester

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Strafford District 8 - Rochester Ward 6

Name: Rep. Donna Ellis

Town: Rochester

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Strafford District 9 - Rochester Ward 2

Name: Elaine Lauterborn

Town: Rochester

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Strafford District 10 - Rochester Ward 3

Name: Amy Cann

Town: Gonic

Website: www.amycann.org

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About: Amy has over 20 years of experience in Human Resources. She’s spent 6 years as an Adjunct Instructor for Southern New Hampshire University and the University of New Hampshire. Amy owns an HR consulting firm, is the President of her HR chapter, and serves as a Justice of the Peace.

Strafford District 11 - Rochester Ward 4

Name: Rep. Chuck Grassie

Town: Rochester

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Strafford District 12 - Rochester Ward 5

Name: Pam Hubbard

Town: Rochester

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About: Teaching at Spaulding High School for 32 years before retiring, Pam has previously served three terms as representative and four on the Rochester School Board. She has been a library trustee for 20 years and is on the board of the New Hampshire Association of Hospital Auxiliaries.

Strafford District 13 - Dover Ward 1

Name: Rep. Casey Conley

Town: Dover

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Strafford District 14 - Dover Ward 2

Name: Tina Fargo

Town: Dover

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About: Kristina is bringing excitement and energy to her campaign. She’s a former employee of Liberty Mutual where she worked for 23 years in Information Technology. She now volunteers with Wentworth Douglass Hospital and the Dover Chamber of Commerce.

Strafford District 15 - Dover Ward 3

Name: Rep. Linn Opderbecke

Town: Dover

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Strafford District 16 - Dover Ward 4

Name: Rep. Sherry Frost

Town: Dover

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Strafford District 17 - Dover Wards 5, 6, Somersworth Ward 2

Name: Rep. Ken Vincent

Town: Somersworth

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Name: Rep. Susan Treleaven

Town: Dover

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Name: Rep. Peter Bixby

Town: Dover

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Strafford District 18 - Rollinsford, Somersworth Wards 1, 3, 4, 5

Name: Gerri Cannon

Town: Somersworth

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About: Longtime resident of New Hampshire, Gerri has experience in several careers and can empathize with nearly all types of people in the Granite State. She’s been an active member of several non-profit organizations as well as serving on the Somersworth School Board and New Hampshire Democratic Party Platform Committee.

Name: Wendy Chase

Town: Rollinsford

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About: A graduate of Winnacunnet High School, Wendy learned about hard work in her family’s restaurants, lessons she has brought to her small business, Avalon Promotions. Wendy served three years on the board of directors for the Greater Barrington Chamber of Commerce and has lived in Rollinsford for seven years.

Name: Cecilia Rich

Town: Somersworth

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Strafford District 19 - Dover Wards 1, 2

Name: Rep. Peter Schmidt

Town: Dover

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Strafford District 20 - Dover Wards 3, 4

Name: Rep. Tom Southworth

Town: Dover

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About: Tom is running for re-election to represent Dover, where he’s lived for over 30 years. He has had a successful career as an educator, working as a reading teacher and counselor, is a long time board member for the Dover Children’s Center, and serves as selectman for Dover’s Ward 4.

Strafford District 21 - Dover Wards 5, 6, Rollinsford, Somersworth Wards 1-5

Name: Rep. Catheryn Sandler

Town: Dover

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About: Catt has been involved in public service for about at long she’s been physically able. She won her first election at 19, joined the US Army Reserves, and studied to become a lawyer specializing in Family Law and Bankruptcy. Catt serves as State Representative to Rollinsford and parts of Dover and Somersworth.

Strafford District 22 - Rochester Wards 1, 6

Name: Peg Higgins

Town: Rochester

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About: Peg is a former teacher with the Rochester School district. She is a member of the Active Retirement Association, the president of the Friends of Rochester Public Library, and has been active in her local YMCA.

Strafford District 23 - Rochester Wards 2, 3 

Name: Rep. Sandy Keans

Town: Rochester

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About: Currently serving her 15th term in the State House, Sandy is an experienced public servant. She has also served on Rochester’s City Council for 28 years, was previously a member of the Rochester Planning Board, and has been involved with the Rochester Opera House and the Rochester Chamber of Commerce.

Strafford District 24 - Rochester Wards 4, 5

Name: Jeremiah Minihan

Town: Rochester

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Strafford District 25 - Barrington, Lee

Name: Rep. Amanda Gourgue

Town: Lee

Websitehttp://amandagfornh.com

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About: Running for re-election after her first term, Amanda is the Chair of the Lee Democratic Committee and Lee Conservation and Agricultural Commissions. She has worked in conservation and preservation as Executive Director of the Belknap Mill Society and board member of the New Hampshire Association of Conservation Commissions.