Nov 09, 2015

According to a recent study, New Hampshire gets a D- for state integrity.

The study is by the Center for Public Integrity, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that describes itself as an investigative news organization.

Mar 21, 2016

A report from the National Institute on Money in State Politics gave New Hampshire an “F” for campaign finance transparency.

Oct 28, 2016

Altogether the candidates for New Hampshire Senate have raised roughly $2.75 million so far in this election.

Sen. Chuck Morse, the current Senate president, has raised over $300,000, the most of any state Senate candidate. He has spent a little over a third of those funds so far.

Nov 01, 2016

According to the Federal Election Commission, outside groups have spent over $80 million on advertisements in the contest between Kelly Ayotte and Maggie Hassan. That independent spending has no limits.

campaign finance donation loophole
Apr 25, 2017

Last Thursday, April 20 the Senate killed a bill that aimed to close a supposed loophole in New Hampshire’s campaign finance laws.

The bill, HB 537, aimed to limit individual donations to a candidate before the candidate officially declares he or she is running for office.

Boutin and Cavanaugh special election
Jul 24, 2017

On Tuesday, July 25 voters will choose a state Senator to replace the late Democratic Sen. Scott McGilvray.

The candidates and various independent committees have spent over $200,000 in advertising for the election.

public campaign finance
Jul 31, 2017

New Hampshire does not currently offer any sort of public financing for elections, but there are some in the state calling for that to change.

Specifically, members of NH Rebellion point to the neighboring state of Maine, where a “clean elections” law has been in place since 1996.

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