2018 NH Senate Election

The New Hampshire Senate is divided into twenty-four seats. Below you'll find a complete list of the candidates for each of those hotly contested New Hampshire state Senate elections. Scroll down to find your district, or enter your district number, then click the names to explore full profiles for each candidate, including their experience and positions on key issues.

Running for NH Senate District 01

Represents all of Coos County and portions of Grafton County, including the following cities and towns: Atkinson-Gilmanton Grant, Bath, Bean's Grant, Bean's Purchase, Benton, Berlin, Bethlehem, Cambridge, Carroll, Chandler's Purchase, Clarksville, Colebrook, Columbia, Crawford's Purchase, Cutt's Grant, Dalton, Dix's Grant, Dixville, Dummer, Easton, Erroll, Erving's Location, Franconia, Gorham, Green's Grant, Hadley's Purchase, Jefferson, Kilkenny, Lancaster, Landaff, Lincoln, Lisbon, Littleton, Livermore, Low & Burbank's Grant, Lyman, Martin's Location, Milan, Millsfield, Monroe, Northumberland, Odell, Pinkham's Grant, Pittsburg, Randolph, Sargent's Purchase, Second College Grant, Shelburne, Stark, Stewartstown, Stratford, Success, Sugar Hill, Thompson & Meserve's Purchase, Thornton, Wentworth's Location, Whitefield and Woodstock.



Party: Republican

Experience: Electrical engineer, retired

Party: Democrat

Incumbent

Experience: Senator, NH Senate (2012 - present); Representative, NH...

Running for NH Senate District 02

Represents portions of Belknap, Grafton and Merrimack counties, including the following cities and towns: Alexandria, Ashland, Bridgewater, Bristol, Campton, Center Harbor, Danbury, Dorchester, Ellsworth, Grafton, Groton, Haverhill, Hebron, Hill, Holderness, Meredith, New Hampton, Orange, Orford, Piermont, Plymouth, Rumney, Sanbornton, Tilton, Warren, Wentworth and Wilmot.



Party: Democrat

Experience: Selectman, Plymouth; Chair, Pemigewasset River Local...

Party: Republican

Incumbent

Experience: Senator, NH Senate (2016 - present); B-777 Captain, United...

Running for NH Senate District 03

Represents all of Carroll County and portions of Grafton and Strafford Counties, including the following cities and towns: Albany, Bartlett, Brookfield, Chatham, Conway, Eaton, Effingham, Freedom, Hale's Location, Hart's Location, Jackson, Madison, Middleton, Milton, Moultonborough, Ossipee, Sandwich, Tamworth, Tuftonboro, Wakefield, Waterville Valley, and Wolfeboro.



Party: Republican

Incumbent

Experience: Senator, NH Senate (2009 - present), Majority Leader, NH...

Party: Libertarian

Party: Democrat

Experience: Attorney practicing 20 years; Partner/Director, Cooper...

Running for NH Senate District 04

Represents portions of Strafford County, including the following cities and towns: Barrington, Dover, Rollinsford, and Somersworth.



Party: Democrat

Incumbent

Experience: Senator, NH Senate (2012 - present); Representative, NH...

Running for NH Senate District 05

Represents portions of Grafton and Sullivan Counties, including the following cities and towns: Canaan, Charlestown, Claremont, Cornish, Enfield, Hanover, Lebanon, Lyme, and Plainfield.



Party: Democrat

Incumbent

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

Party: Republican

Experience: Member, Free State Project

Running for NH Senate District 06

Represents portions of Belknap and Strafford Counties, including the following cities and towns: Alton, Barnstead, Farmington, Gilmanton, New Durham, and Rochester.



Party: Democrat

Experience: Representative, NH House of Representatives (1994 - 2014);...

Party: Republican

Incumbent

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

Running for NH Senate District 07

Represents portions of Belknap and Merrimack Counties, including the following cities and towns: Andover, Belmont, Boscawen, Canterbury, Franklin, Gilford, Laconia, Northfield, Salisbury, and Webster.



Party: Democrat

Experience: Entrepreneur; author; small business owner; member, Select...

Party: Republican

Incumbent

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

Running for NH Senate District 08

Represents portions of Cheshire, Hillsborough, Merrimack and Sullivan Counties, including the following cities and towns: Acworth, Antrim, Bennigton, Bradford, Croydon, Deering, Francestown, Goshen, Grantham, Hillsborough, Langdon, Lempster, Marlow, Newbury, Newport, New London, Springfield, Stoddard, Sunapee, Sutton, Unity, Washington, Weare and Windsor.



Party: Democrat

Experience: Geospatial Research Project Director, Geisel School of...

Party: Republican

Incumbent

Experience: Senator, NH Senate (2016 - present); Candidate, NH House of...

Running for NH Senate District 09

Represents portions of Cheshire and Hillsborough Counties, including the following cities and towns: Bedford, Dublin, Fitzwilliam, Greenfield, Hancock, Jaffrey, Lyndeborough, Mont Vernon, New Boston, Peterborough, Richmond, Sharon, Temple and Troy.



Party: Democrat

Experience: Member, Conval School Board; Chair, Peterborough Economic...

Party: Republican

Experience: Representative, NH House of Representatives (2016 - present...

Running for NH Senate District 10

Represents portions of Cheshire County, including the following cities and towns: Alstead, Chesterfield, Gilsum, Harrisville, Hinsdale, Keene, Marlborough, Nelson, Roxbury, Sullivan, Surry, Swanzey, Walpole, Westmoreland, and Winchester.



Party: Libertarian

Experience: Minister; Radio Personality; Cryptocurrency Evangelist

Party: Democrat

Incumbent

Experience: Senator, NH Senate (2016 - present); VP Finance and...

Party: Republican

Experience: Owner, construction business; former Winchester Police...

Running for NH Senate District 11

Represents portions of Hillsborough County, including the following cities and towns: Amherst, Merrimack, Milford, and Wilton.



Party: Democrat

Experience: Representative, NH House of Representatives (2016 - present...

Party: Republican

Incumbent

Experience: Senator, NH State Senate (2014 - present); Representative,...

Running for NH Senate District 12

Represents portions of Cheshire and Hillsborough Counties, including the following cities and towns: Brookline, Greenville, Hollis, Mason, Nashua (Wards 1,2,5), New Ipswich, and Rindge.



Party: Republican

Incumbent

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

Party: Democrat

Experience: Representative, NH House of Representatives (2006 - 2010,...

Running for NH Senate District 13

Represents Nashua (Wards 3,4,6,7,8,9) in Hillsborough County.



Party: Democrat

Experience: Representative, NH House of Representatives (2004 - present...

Party: Republican

Experience: Flight Instructor, Nashua Airport; Aviation Consultant,...

Running for NH Senate District 14

Represents portions of Hillsborough and Rockingham Counties, including the following cities and towns: Auburn, Hudson and Londonderry.



Party: Republican

Incumbent

Experience: Senator, NH Senate (2008 - present); Representative, NH...

Party: Democrat

Experience: Candidate, NH Senate (2016); Candidate, NH House of...

Running for NH Senate District 15

Represents portions of Merrimack County, including the following cities and towns: Concord, Henniker, Hopkinton and Warner.



Party: Republican

Experience: Candidate, NH House of Representatives (2008, 2010);...

Party: Democrat

Incumbent

Experience: Senator, NH Senate (2014 - present); Attorney, New...

Running for NH Senate District 16

Represents portions of Hillsborough, Merrimack and Rockingham Counties, including the following cities and towns: Bow, Candia, Dunbarton, Hooksett and Manchester (Wards 1,2,12).



Party: Republican

Experience: Senator, NH State Senate (2010 - 2016); Representative, NH...

Party: Democrat

Incumbent

Experience: Senator, NH Senate (2017 - present); Manchester Alderman (...

Running for NH Senate District 17

Represents portions of Merrimack, Rockingham and Strafford Counties, including the following cities and towns: Allenstown, Chichester, Deerfield, Epsom, Loudon, Northwood, Nottingham, Pembroke, Pittsfield, Raymond and Strafford.



Party: Republican

Incumbent

Experience: Senator, NH Senate (2012 - present); Representative, NH...

Party: Democrat

Experience: Attorney; candidate, NH House of Representatives (2016)

Running for NH Senate District 18

Represents portions of Hillsborough County, including the following cities and towns: Litchfield and Manchester (Wards 5,6,7,8,9).



Party: Republican

Experience: Representative, NH House of Representatives (2010 - 2014);...

Party: Democrat

Incumbent

Experience: Senator, NH Senate (2012 - present); Representative, NH...

Running for NH Senate District 19

Represents portions of Rockingham County, including the following cities and towns: Derry, Hampstead and Windham.



Party: Republican

Incumbent

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

Party: Democrat

Experience: Director, Museum of Art at UNH

Running for NH Senate District 20

Represents portions of Hillsborough County, including the following cities and towns: Goffstown and Manchester (Wards 3,4,10,11).



Party: Democrat

Incumbent

Experience: Senator, NH Senate (1998 - present); Representative, NH...

Party: Republican

Experience: President Emeritus, Free State Project; Former Attorney,...

Running for NH Senate District 21

Represents portions of Rockingham and Strafford Counties, including the following cities and towns: Durham, Lee, Madbury, Newfields, Newington, Newmarket, and Portsmouth.



Party: Democrat

Incumbent

Experience: Senator, New Hampshire Senate (2004 - 2010, 2014 - present...

Party: Republican

Experience: Candidate, NH Senate (2004, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016);...

Running for NH Senate District 22

Represents portions of Hillsborough and Rockingham Counties, including the following cities and towns: Atkinson, Pelham, Plaistow and Salem.



Party: Libertarian

Experience: Operations Manager, Arrow Investment Solutions (2018 -...

Party: Republican

Incumbent

Experience: Senator, NH Senate (2006 - present); President, Freshwater...

Party: Democrat

Experience: Retired School Principal; Executive Director, Greater...

Running for NH Senate District 23

Represents portions of Rockingham County, including the following cities and towns: Brentwood, Chester, Danville, East Kingston, Epping, Exeter, Fremont, Kingston and Sandown.



Party: Republican

Incumbent

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

Party: Democrat

Experience: Terrorism threat assessments; international business...

Running for NH Senate District 24

Represents portions of Rockingham County, including the following cities and towns: Greenland, Hampton, Hampton Falls, Kensington, New Castle, Newton, North Hampton, Rye, Seabrook, South Hampton and Stratham.



Party: Republican

Incumbent

Experience: Senator, NH Senate (2016 - present); Professor of Marketing...

Party: Democrat

Experience: Representative, NH House of Representatives (2012 - 2016);...

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