New Hampshire Senate

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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, 2012
Leadership
President of the Senate
Chuck Morse (R)
since September 3, 2013
Majority Leader
Jeb Bradley (R)
since December 1, 2010
Minority Leader
Sylvia Larsen (D)
since December 1, 2010
Structure
Seats24
Political groups
Republican Party (13)
Democratic Party (11)
Length of term
2 years
AuthorityPart Second, New Hampshire Constitution
Salary$100/year
Elections
Last election
November 6, 2012
(24 seats)
Next election
November 4, 2014
(24 seats)
RedistrictingLegislative Control
Meeting place
New Hampshire State Senate.jpg
State Senate Chamber
New Hampshire State Capitol
Concord, New Hampshire
Website
gencourt.state.nh.us/Senate
 
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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, 2012
Leadership
President of the Senate
Chuck Morse (R)
since September 3, 2013
Majority Leader
Jeb Bradley (R)
since December 1, 2010
Minority Leader
Sylvia Larsen (D)
since December 1, 2010
Structure
Seats24
Political groups
Republican Party (13)
Democratic Party (11)
Length of term
2 years
AuthorityPart Second, New Hampshire Constitution
Salary$100/year
Elections
Last election
November 6, 2012
(24 seats)
Next election
November 4, 2014
(24 seats)
RedistrictingLegislative Control
Meeting place
New Hampshire State Senate.jpg
State Senate Chamber
New Hampshire State Capitol
Concord, New Hampshire
Website
gencourt.state.nh.us/Senate

The New Hampshire Senate has been meeting since 1784. It is the upper house of the New Hampshire General Court. It consists of 24 members representing Senate districts based on population. Currently, there are 13 Republicans and 11 Democrats.

2012-2014 biennial session[edit]

Composition[edit]

AffiliationParty
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
DemocraticRepublicanVacant
End of previous legislature518231
Begin1113240
Latest voting share45.8%54.2%

Leadership of the New Hampshire Senate[edit]

PositionNamePartyDistrict
President of the SenateChuck MorseRepublican22
Majority LeaderJeb BradleyRepublican3
Minority LeaderSylvia LarsenDemocratic15

Members of the New Hampshire Senate[edit]

DistrictRepresentativePartyResidenceFirst Elected
1Jeff WoodburnDemocraticDalton2012
2Jeanie ForresterRepublicanMeredith2010
3Jeb BradleyRepublicanWolfeboro2009
4David WattersDemocraticDover2012
5David PierceDemocraticEtna2012
6Sam CataldoRepublicanFarmington2012
7Andrew HosmerDemocraticLaconia2012
8Bob OdellRepublicanLempster2002
9Andy SanbornRepublicanBedford2010
10Molly KellyDemocraticKeene2006
11Peter BragdonRepublicanMilford2004
12Peggy GilmourDemocraticHollis2012 (2008-2010)
13Bette LaskyDemocraticNashua2012 (2008-2010)
14Sharon CarsonRepublicanLondonderry2008
15Sylvia LarsenDemocraticConcord1994
16David BoutinRepublicanHooksett2010
17John ReaganRepublicanDeerfield2012
18Donna SoucyDemocraticManchester2012
19Jim RauschRepublicanDerry2010
20Lou D'AllesandroDemocraticManchester1998
21Martha Fuller ClarkDemocraticPortsmouth2012 (2004-2010)
22Chuck MorseRepublicanSalem2010 (2002-2006)
23Russell PrescottRepublicanKingston2010 (2000-2004)
24Nancy StilesRepublicanHampton2010

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