Concord, N.H. - Today in Keene, Kevin Cavanaugh was sworn in as the newest New Hampshire state Senator at an Executive Council meeting hosted at Keene State College. On July 25th, Cavanaugh defeated Republican challenger David Boutin, a longtime District 16 Senator, by a whopping 11-point margin in a +6 Republican district. In doing so, he became the first Democrat since 1984 to win a New Hampshire state Senate special election. Cavanaugh is a husband, father of three, Little
Manchester, N.H. - In today's state Senate District 16 special election, Manchester Ward 1 Alderman Kevin Cavanaugh defeated former state Senator David Boutin 4746-3814 (55%-44%). Cavanaugh's win is the first time New Hampshire Democrats have won a state senate special election win since February 1984. Senator-elect Cavanaugh is only the second Democrat since 1976 to win Senate District 16.
Boutin had won his last re-election bid in 2014 by 12-point margin and his 2010 speci