New Hampshire Democratic Party

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New Hampshire Democratic Party
Chairman Raymond Buckley
Senate leader Sylvia Larsen
House leader Terie Norelli
Headquarters Concord, New Hampshire
Ideology American Liberalism
Progressivism
Center-left
National affiliation Democratic Party
Official colors Blue
Website
http://www.nhdp.org/
Politics of the United States
Political parties
Elections

The New Hampshire Democratic Party is the local branch of the United States Democratic Party in the state of New Hampshire. The chair is Raymond Buckley. The vice chairs are Martha Fuller Clark and Jane Clemmons.


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Current elected officials

The New Hampshire Democratic Party holds the governor's office and one of the state's U.S. Senate seats.

Member of Congress

U.S. Senate

Statewide office

Legislative

New Hampshire Democratic Party Platform 2010

The party platform is a pledge of support for building a strong New Hampshire. It consists of four major points of interests. Each point of interest is followed by key areas In which the party promises to work on.

A strong economy

The goal of building a strong economy is to diversify business, invest in green jobs, and development of northern rural New Hampshire

New Hampshire primary

New Hampshire started holding a primary in 1916 and has held the First in the Nation primary since 1920. At first voters could only vote on delegates to send the party national conventions. It was Richard F. Upton, speaker of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, who amended the law to allow for direct vote of presidential candidates. In 1952 New Hampshire voters started voting for the candidates.

New Hampshire Democratic Party presidential primary winners

Past elected officials

Governor

[1]

U.S. Senate

[2]

U.S. House

[3]

References

  1. ^ The Encyclopedia of the Democratic Party: Volume Three, Edited by George Thomas Kurian
  2. ^ The Encyclopedia of the Democratic Party: Volume Three, Edited by George Thomas Kurian
  3. ^ The Encyclopedia of the Democratic Party: Volume Three, Edited by George Thomas Kurian

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