Should NH Reps impeach Trump?

Aug 13, 2018
Donald Trump impeachment

New Hampshire candidates for U.S. Congress are frequently asked, “Would you vote to impeach President Donald Trump?”

How does impeachment work?

The U.S. Constitution allows for the impeachment and removal of a president for “treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors.” There is no strict definition of what crimes fall under that clause.

To impeach a president, first a majority of the U.S. House of Representatives must vote for impeachment. This is like charging the president with a crime.

Who will take Shea-Porter's seat?

Oct 10, 2017
Shea-Porter and unknown candidates

Over the weekend Rep. Carol Shea-Porter announced she would not run for reelection to New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District.

Her decision leaves the race wide open for both parties in 2018.  Here are some of the potential candidates.

Democrats

Mindi Messmer - current state representative and environmental consultant

Meet the (potential) candidates

Oct 23, 2015

This week several individuals announced they were exploring a run for higher office in New Hampshire. 

Ready for a rematch?

Jul 15, 2015

Former congressional candidate Dan Innis has resigned his post as Republican Party finance chairman to explore a U.S. House campaign in 2016.

Innis challenged U.S. Rep. Frank Guinta for the Republican nomination in 2014 and lost by less than 5,000 votes.

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