New Hampshire Senate

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New Hampshire State Senate
New Hampshire General Court
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Term limits
None
History
New session started
December 7, 2016
Leadership
President of the Senate
Chuck Morse (R)
Since September 3, 2013
Majority Leader
Jeb Bradley (R)
Since December 1, 2010
Minority Leader
Jeff Woodburn (D)
Since December 1, 2014
Structure
Seats 24
Senate Diagram State of New Hampshire 2014.svg
Political groups
Length of term
2 years
Authority Part Second, New Hampshire Constitution
Salary $200/term + per diem
Elections
Last election
November 8, 2016
(24 seats)
Next election
November 6, 2018
(24 seats)
Redistricting Legislative control
Meeting place
New Hampshire State Senate.jpg
State Senate Chamber
New Hampshire State House
Concord, New Hampshire
Website
gencourt.state.nh.us/Senate

The New Hampshire Senate has been meeting since 1784. It is the upper house of the New Hampshire General Court. It consists of 24 members representing Senate districts based on population. Currently, there are 14 Republicans and 10 Democrats.

2016-2018 biennial session[edit]

Composition[edit]

Affiliation Party
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
Democratic Republican Vacant
End of previous legislature 10 13 24 1
Begin session 2016 10 14 24 0
March 22, 2017[1] 9 23 1
July 26, 2017[2] 10 24 0
Latest voting share 42% 58%

Leadership of the New Hampshire Senate[edit]

Position Name Party District
President of the Senate Chuck Morse Republican 22
Majority Leader Jeb Bradley Republican 3
Minority Leader Jeff Woodburn Democratic 1
President Pro Tempore Sharon Carson Republican 14

Members of the New Hampshire Senate[edit]

District Representative Party Residence First elected
1 Jeff Woodburn Dem Dalton 2012
2 Bob Giuda Rep Warren 2016
3 Jeb Bradley Rep Wolfeboro 2009
4 David H. Watters Dem Dover 2012
5 Martha S. Hennessey Dem Hanover 2016
6 James P. Gray Rep Rochester 2016
7 Harold F. French Rep Franklin 2016
8 Ruth Ward Rep Stoddard 2016
9 Andy Sanborn Rep Bedford 2010
10 Jay Kahn Dem Keene 2016
11 Gary L. Daniels Rep Milford 2014
12 Kevin Avard Rep Nashua 2014
13 Bette Lasky Dem Nashua 2012 (2008-2010)
14 Sharon Carson Rep Londonderry 2008
15 Dan Feltes Dem Concord 2014
16 Kevin Cavanaugh Dem Manchester 2017
17 John Reagan Rep Deerfield 2012
18 Donna Soucy Dem Manchester 2012
19 Regina Birdsell Rep Hampstead 2014
20 Lou D'Allesandro Dem Manchester 1998
21 Martha Fuller Clark Dem Portsmouth 2012 (2004-2010)
22 Chuck Morse Rep Salem 2010 (2002-2006)
23 Bill Gannon Rep Sandown 2016
24 Dan Innis Rep New Castle 2016

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Democrat Scott McGilvray (District 16) died. [1]
  2. ^ Democrat Kevin Cavanaugh elected to replace the deceased Scott McGilvray [2]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 43°12′28.6″N 71°32′09.6″W / 43.207944°N 71.536000°W / 43.207944; -71.536000