Filing for the NHDP Officer positions is now closed.
The following candidates have filed an intent to run with the NHDP by email and by the deadline:
Hon. Raymond Buckley
1st Vice Chair:
Sen. Martha Fuller Clark
2nd Vice Chair:
Hon. Mo Baxley
Hon. Bette Lasky
Hon. Brian Rapp
Hon. Burt Cohen
Rep. Renny Cushing
Hon. Mindi Messmer
Rep. Tim Smith
Hon. Tom St. Martin
Hon. Jackie Weatherspoon
FILING FOR OFFICER POSITIONS OF THE
NEW HAMPSHIRE DEMOCRATIC PARTY
WHAT ARE THE OFFICER POSITIONS?
The positions of State Chair, First Vice Chair, Second Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer. Additionally, State Committee members will vote on 6 of the 7 NHDP Rules Committee members, the 7th being an automatic appointment of the NHDP Legal Counsel.
WHO CAN RUN?
Any registered NH Democrat may file for office. To serve as a member of the Rules Committee, you must also be a member of the State Committee.
WHO ELECTS THE OFFICERS?
The 260+ members of the NH Democratic State Committee. List will be provided to each candidate.
WHAT ARE THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES?
Each officer’s role is explained in the NHDP constitution posted on NHDP.org.
WHEN IS FILING DEADLINE?
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 5 PM.
HOW DO I FILE?
By email, letter, or in person: deliver your dated statement with which office you wish to run for with your complete contact information. AKennedy@NHDP.org, Amy Kennedy, Executive Director, NH Democratic Party, 105 North State Street, Concord, NH 03301. Letters and emails MUST be received by the date above.
WHAT IF I WANT TO RUN AFTER THE DEADLINE?
Write-ins are permitted for each office.
WHEN IS THE ELECTION?
Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 10:00 AM
WHERE IS THE ELECTION?
NH Institute of Politics, St. Anselm College, College Way, Manchester, NH.
WHAT IF I CAN’T ATTEND THE SATURDAY, MARCH 9th MEETING?
You do not have to be present to be a candidate.
WHO CAN NOMINATE OR SECOND MY NOMINATION?
Any member of the Democratic State Committee may nominate or second a candidate.
WHAT IF I HAVE A SUPPORTER WHO CANNOT ATTEND?
Any member of the Democratic State Committee may provide a proxy for any other member (limit one) to cast their ballot.
IS THIS A PUBLIC VOTE?
Yes, every member of the Democratic State Committee must sign their ballot for it to be counted (DNC Rules).
WHO CAN ATTEND THE MEETING?
The meeting is open to any New Hampshire Democrat but only State Committee members may vote.