2018 NH Executive Council Election

The Executive Council is responsible for approving state appointments, spending and contracts. Scroll down to see a complete list of candidates for New Hampshire's Executive Council elections this year. Find your district and click on a candidate to see a full profile with their experience and positions on key issues.

Running for NH Executive Council District 1

Represents the cities and towns of Albany, Alexandria, Alton, Andover, Ashland, Atkinson-Gilmanton Grant, Bartlett, Bath, Bean's Grant, Bean's Purchase, Benton, Berlin, Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Bristol, Brookfield, Cambridge, Campton, Canaan, Carroll, Center Harbor, Chandler's Purchase, Chatham, Claremont, Clarksville, Colebrook, Columbia, Conway, Cornish, Crawford's Purchase, Croydon, Cutt's Grant, Dalton, Danbury, Dix's Grant, Dixville, Dorchester, Dummer, Easton, Eaton, Effingham, Ellsworth, Enfield, Erroll, Erving's Location, Franconia, Freedom, Gilford, Gorham, Grafton, Grantham, Green's Grant, Groton, Hadley's Purchase, Hale's Location, Hanover, Hart's Location, Haverhill, Hebron, Hill, Holderness, Jackson, Jefferson, Kilkenny, Laconia, Lancaster, Landaff, Lebanon, Lincoln, Lisbon, Littleton, Livermore, Low & Burbank's Grant, Lyman, Lyme, Madison, Martin's Location, Meredith, Middleton, Milan, Millsfield, Milton, Monroe, Moultonborough, New Durham, New Hampton, New London, Newport, Northumberland, Odell, Orange, Orford, Ossipee, Piermont, Pinkham's Grant, Pittsburg, Plainfield, Plymouth, Randolph, Rumney, Sanbornton, Sandwich, Sargent's Purchase, Second College Grant, Shelburne, Springfield, Stark, Stewartstown, Stratford, Success, Sugar Hill, Sunapee, Tamworth, Tilton, Thompson & Meserve's Purchase, Tuftonboro, Wakefield, Thornton, Warren, Waterville Valley, Wentworth, Wentworth's Location, Whitefield, Wilmot, Wolfeboro and Woodstock.



Party: Democrat

Experience: Candidate, Executive Council (1996, 2014, 2016); Grafton...

Party: Republican

Incumbent

Experience: Executive Councilor (2014 - present); Senator, NH Senate (...

Party: Libertarian

Experience: U.S. Air Force (1998 - 2008); retail; manufacturing...

Running for NH Executive Council District 2

Represents the cities and towns of Acworth, Alstead, Barnstead, Belmont, Boscawen, Bradford, Canterbury, Charlestown, Chesterfield, Dublin, Durham, Farmington, Gilmanton, Gilsum, Goshen, Hancock, Harrisville, Henniker, Hinsdale, Hopkinton, Langdon, Lempster, Madbury, Marlborough, Marlow, Nelson, Newbury, Northfield, Rollinsford, Roxbury, Salisbury, Stoddard, Strafford, Sullivan, Surry, Sutton, Unity, Walpole, Warner, Washington, Webster, Westmoreland, and Winchester, and the cities of Concord, Dover, Franklin, Keene, Rochester, and Somersworth.



Party: Republican

Experience: Aircraft manufacturing; sales; Chair, ...

Party: Democrat

Experience: Executive Councilor (2016 - present); Activist Lawyer

Running for NH Executive Council District 3

Represents the cities and towns of Atkinson, Brentwood, Chester, Danville, Derry, East Kingston, Epping, Exeter, Fremont, Greenland, Hampstead, Hampton, Hampton Falls, Kensington, Kingston, New Castle, Newfields, Newington, Newmarket, Newton, North Hampton, Pelham, Plaistow, Raymond, Rye, Salem, Sandown, Seabrook, South Hampton, Stratham, and Windham, and the city of Portsmouth.



Party: Libertarian

Experience: Candidate, NH House of Representatives (2017)

Party: Democrat

Experience: UNH - Corporate givings program, Justiceworks; former...

Party: Republican

Incumbent

Experience: Executive Councilor (2016 - present); Senator, NH Senate (...

Running for NH Executive Council District 4

Represents the cities and towns of Allenstown, Auburn, Barrington, Bedford, Bow, Candia, Chichester, Deerfield, Epsom, Goffstown, Hooksett, Lee, Londonderry, Loudon, Northwood, Nottingham, Pembroke, Pittsfield, and Manchester.



Party: Democrat

Experience: CMO, Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute; COO, Dyn

Party: Republican

Experience: Manchester mayor; Senator, NH Senate (2000 - 2010); co...

Party: Libertarian

Experience: Candidate, Executive Council (2016); Candidate, NH Senate (...

Running for NH Executive Council District 5

Represents the cities and towns of Amherst, Antrim, Bennington, Brookline, Deering, Dunbarton, Fitzwilliam, Francestown, Greenfield, Greenville, Hillsborough, Hollis, Hudson, Jaffrey, Litchfield, Lyndeborough, Mason, Merrimack, Milford, Mont Vernon, New Boston, New Ipswich, Peterborough, Richmond, Rindge, Sharon, Swanzey, Temple, Troy, Weare, Wilton, and Windsor, and the city of Nashua.



Party: Libertarian

Experience: Project Manager, IT/Tech industry

Party: Democrat

Experience: Executive Councilor (2004 - 2010, 2012 - 2014); Senator, NH...

Party: Republican

Incumbent

Experience: Executive Councilor (2011 - 2012, 2014 - present); Senator...

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