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New Hampshire State Senate
New Hampshire General Court
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Term limits
None
History
New session started
December 5, 2018
Leadership
President of the Senate
Majority Leader
Minority Leader
Structure
Seats24
Senate Diagram State of New Hampshire 2018.svg
Political groups
Majority

Minority

Length of term
2 years
AuthorityPart Second, New Hampshire Constitution
Salary$200/term + mileage
Elections
Last election
November 6, 2018
(24 seats)
Next election
November 3, 2020
(24 seats)
RedistrictingLegislative control
Meeting place
New Hampshire State Senate.jpg
State Senate Chamber
New Hampshire State House
Concord, New Hampshire
Website
gencourt.state.nh.us/Senate

The New Hampshire Senate has been meeting since 1784. [1] It is the upper house of the New Hampshire General Court. It consists of 24 members representing Senate districts based on population. As of December 5, 2018, there are 14 Democrats and 10 Republicans. [2]

2018-2020 biennial session

Composition [3]

Affiliation Party
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
Democratic Republican Vacant
End of 164th General Court 10 13 23 1
Start of 165th General Court 10 14 24 0
March 22, 2017 [4] 9 23 1
July 26, 2017 [5] 10 24 0
End of 165th General Court 10 24 0
Start of 166th General Court 14 10 24 0
Latest voting share 58% 42%

Leadership of the New Hampshire Senate

[6]Position Name Party District
President of the Senate Donna Soucy Democratic 18
Majority Leader Dan Feltes Democratic 15
Minority Leader Chuck Morse Republican 22
President Pro Tempore Democratic

Members of the New Hampshire Senate [7]

District Representative Party Residence First elected
1 David Starr Rep Franconia 2018
2 Bob Giuda Rep Warren 2016
3 Jeb Bradley Rep Wolfeboro 2009
4 David H. Watters Dem Dover 2012
5 Martha S. Hennessey Dem Hanover 2016
6 James P. Gray Rep Rochester 2016
7 Harold F. French Rep Franklin 2016
8 Ruth Ward Rep Stoddard 2016
9 Jeanne Dietsch Dem Peterborough 2018
10 Jay Kahn Dem Keene 2016
11 Shannon Chandley Dem Amherst 2018
12 Melanie Levesque Dem Brookline 2018
13 Cindy Rosenwald Dem Nashua 2018
14 Sharon Carson Rep Londonderry 2008
15 Dan Feltes Dem Concord 2014
16 Kevin Cavanaugh Dem Manchester 2017
17 John Reagan Rep Deerfield 2012
18 Donna Soucy Dem Manchester 2012
19 Regina Birdsell Rep Hampstead 2014
20 Lou D'Allesandro Dem Manchester 1998
21 Martha Fuller Clark Dem Portsmouth 2012 (2004-2010)
22 Chuck Morse Rep Salem 2010 (2002-2006)
23 Jon Morgan Dem Brentwood 2018
24 Tom Sherman Dem Rye 2018

Past composition of the Senate

See also

References

  1. ^ "New Hampshire Senate". www.gencourt.state.nh.us. Retrieved 2018-05-06.
  2. ^ "New Hampshire Senate". www.gencourt.state.nh.us. Retrieved 2018-05-06.
  3. ^ "New Hampshire Senate". www.gencourt.state.nh.us. Retrieved 2018-05-06.
  4. ^ Democrat Scott McGilvray (District 16) died. [1]
  5. ^ Democrat Kevin Cavanaugh elected to replace the deceased Scott McGilvray [2]
  6. ^ "New Hampshire Senate". www.gencourt.state.nh.us. Retrieved 2018-05-06.
  7. ^ "New Hampshire Senate". www.gencourt.state.nh.us. Retrieved 2018-05-06.

External links


NEW HAMPSHIRE SENATE Latitude and Longitude:

43°12′28.6″N 71°32′09.6″W / 43.207944°N 71.536000°W / 43.207944; -71.536000