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 5, 2012
Leadership
President of the Senate
Chuck Morse (R)
since September 3, 2013
Majority Leader
Jeb Bradley (R)
since December 1, 2010
Minority Leader
Sylvia Larsen (D)
since December 1, 2010
Structure
Seats 24
Political groups
Republican Party (13)
Democratic Party (11)
Length of term
2 years
Authority Part Second, New Hampshire Constitution
Salary $100/year
Elections
Last election
November 6, 2012
(24 seats)
Next election
November 4, 2014
(24 seats)
Redistricting Legislative Control
Meeting place
New Hampshire State Senate.jpg
State Senate Chamber
New Hampshire State Capitol
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 13 Republicans and 11 Democrats.

2012-2014 biennial session[edit]

Composition[edit]

Affiliation Party
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
Democratic Republican Vacant
End of previous legislature 5 18 23 1
Begin 11 13 24 0
Latest voting share 45.8% 54.2%

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 Sylvia Larsen Democratic 15

Members of the New Hampshire Senate[edit]

District Representative Party Residence First Elected
1 Jeff Woodburn Democratic Dalton 2012
2 Jeanie Forrester Republican Meredith 2010
3 Jeb Bradley Republican Wolfeboro 2009
4 David Watters Democratic Dover 2012
5 David Pierce Democratic Etna 2012
6 Sam Cataldo Republican Farmington 2012
7 Andrew Hosmer Democratic Laconia 2012
8 Bob Odell Republican Lempster 2002
9 Andy Sanborn Republican Bedford 2010
10 Molly Kelly Democratic Keene 2006
11 Peter Bragdon Republican Milford 2004
12 Peggy Gilmour Democratic Hollis 2012 (2008-2010)
13 Bette Lasky Democratic Nashua 2012 (2008-2010)
14 Sharon Carson Republican Londonderry 2008
15 Sylvia Larsen Democratic Concord 1994
16 David Boutin Republican Hooksett 2010
17 John Reagan Republican Deerfield 2012
18 Donna Soucy Democratic Manchester 2012
19 Jim Rausch Republican Derry 2010
20 Lou D'Allesandro Democratic Manchester 1998
21 Martha Fuller Clark Democratic Portsmouth 2012 (2004-2010)
22 Chuck Morse Republican Salem 2010 (2002-2006)
23 Russell Prescott Republican Kingston 2010 (2000-2004)
24 Nancy Stiles Republican Hampton 2010

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