2013 Seacoast Region City Election Results

Results of the 2013 Seacoast Region city elections for Dover, Portsmouth, Rochester and Somersworth via the New Hampshire Freedom blog.

Dover – In Dover, Karen Weston, a small business owner and supporter of the Dover tax cap, beat Rocky D’Andrea in the mayoral race. While Rocky D’Andrea, a Republican also supported the tax cap, the local taxpayer advocates pushed for Karen Weston. Most of the other taxpayer supported candidates lost.

Portsmouth – Republican Jack Thorsen, known as a strong fiscal conservative, won reelection to the Portsmouth City Council on Tuesday. In 2011 he had 1,098 votes in a in a 11 way race for 9 seats. In 2013 he had 1,693 votes in a 23 way race for 9 seats. Jack and 5 other city council candidates were endorsed by the Association of Portsmouth Taxpayers. Two more of them, Esther E. Kennedy and Zelita F. Morgan were also elected. Ken Smith, who famously took the APT tax pledge in 2009 and then turned around and voted to increase taxes lost some support between the 2009 election and 2011 election. On Tuesday, voters told him that he was was no longer wanted as he lost his reelection bid. See the Portsmouth city website for all of the results.

Rochester- Several pretty good candidates won in Rochester including:
Don Hamann City Council Rochester Ward 4
Mac Kittredge City Council Ward 6
Kathy Dunton School Committeeman at large
Ray Turner School Committeeman Ward 2

Somersworth- Taxpayer advocate Matt Spencer lost the mayoral race in Somersworth.

Seacoast Region Candidate Suggestions for 11-5-13 City Election

UPDATE: Click here for the 2013 city election results https://nhseacoastliberty.wordpress.com/2013/11/10/2013-seacoast-region-city-election-results

Here some possible Seacoast Region Candidate Suggestions via the New Hampshire Freedom blog for the city elections on Tuesday, 11-5-13. Please consider doing your own research if possible, telling your friends and voting on Tuesday.

Dover – someone else made possible recommendations in the comments section of the above mentioned blog.

Jack D. Thorsen City Council Portsmouth (At Large)
More info: http://www.cityofportsmouth.com/cityclerk/voteinfo.htm

Fred Leonard Rochester Mayor
Tom Kaczynski City Council Rochester Ward 1
Dave Cope City Council Rochester Ward 2
Don Hamann City Council Rochester Ward 4
Kathy Dunton School Committeeman Rochester (At Large)
Ray Turner School Committeeman Rochester Ward 2
More info: http://www.rochesternh.net/Public_Documents/RochesterNH_Clerk/index

Matt Spencer Somersworth Mayor
More info: http://www.somersworth.com/municipal-election/

New Hampshire Freedom

Do you care about upholding the New Hampshire Constitution? Do you support the Bill of Rights? If so, it is recommended that you vote for the candidates listed. While all of these candidates are not liberty candidates, they are more pro-liberty than their opponents.

ONLY contested races are listed.
When a candidate’s name is blue, click on the name to learn more about the candidate.

President – Libertarian Gary Johnson

Governor – Republican Ovide Lamontagne or Libertarian John Babiarz

Congress
NH-1 – Libertarian Brendan Kelly
NH-2 – Libertarian Hardy Macia

Executive Council
District 3 – Libertarian Mike Baldassare

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New Hampshire Freedom

Do you care about upholding the New Hampshire Constitution? Do you support the Bill of Rights? If so, it is recommended that you vote for the candidates listed. While all of these candidates are not liberty candidates, they are more pro-liberty than their opponents.

ONLY contested races are listed.
When a candidate’s name is blue, click on the name to learn more about the candidate.

Strafford County New Hampshire November 6th Election Recommendations
President – Libertarian Gary Johnson

Governor – Republican Ovide Lamontagne or Libertarian John Babiarz

Congress
NH-1 – Libertarian Brendan Kelly

Executive Council
District 2 – Republican Michael Tierney
District 4 – Republican Robert Burns or Libertarian Ken Blevens

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New Hampshire Freedom

Do you care about upholding the New Hampshire Constitution? Do you support the Bill of Rights? If so, it is recommended that you vote for the candidates listed. While all of these candidates are not freedom candidates, they are more pro-liberty than their opponents. For example, to use an old cliche, Gary Johnson isn’t a great choice for President – he is the least bad of the 4 evils on the ballot.

To learn more about a candidate, click on a name to go to a website or email address.

President – Gary Johnson

Governor – Ovide Lamontagne or John Babiarz

Congress
NH-1 – Brendan Kelly
NH-2 – Hardy Macia

Executive Council
District 1 – Raymond Burton
District 2 – Michael Tierney
District 3 – Mike Baldassare
District 4 – Robert Burns or Ken Blevens
District 5 – David Wheeler

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New Hampshire Freedom

 

Jim Forsythe, New Hampshire State Senator and co-chair of the NH Ron Paul Campaign, endorsed Robert Boyle for the New Hampshire House. Senator Forsythe both endorsed Ron Paul and was endorsed by Ron Paul. Sen Forsythe has made other endorsements this campaign season, including an endorsement of Andy Sanborn.

Like Robert Boyle’s page on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/VoteRobertBoyle
Check out his website and if you like what you see, help him out. http://robertboyle.com/

Here is the full endorsement by Senator Forsythe.

Sen Forsythe Endorses Robert Boyle for NH House

I wholeheartedly support Robert Boyle’s campaign for the New Hampshire House in Rockingham District 31, comprised of Greenland, Newington, North Hampton, and Portsmouth Ward 3. I do this based on his experience as a business owner, his personal beliefs in limited government and personal freedom, and his ability to get things done. Robert is an entrepreneur who has created jobs through…

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Low Tax Candidates Won in Portsmouth

Low Tax Candidates Won in Portsmouth

11-08-2011 Portsmouth Municipal Election Results

In Portsmouth, there was a concentrated effort  to not only get the more pro-liberty candidates elected, but to improve their vote totals.  The effort was led by Association of Portsmouth Taxpayers and others.  All of the APT endorsed candidates were elected.  Even better, while many incumbents received fewer votes than in 2009, all of the APT endorsed incumbents received more voter than in 2009.  The more efficient government candidates on the ballot increased their vote totals by 30%, 18%, 17% and 5% versus the 2009 results.  The candidates in favor of more spending and taxes decreases their vote totals 17%, 8% and 7% respectively.  The only tax and spend candidate to increase his vote total was Councilor Bob Lister.
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