David Pierce (politician)

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David Pierce
Member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives
from the Grafton 9 district
In office
Member of the New Hampshire Senate
from the 5th district
Assumed office
December 5, 2012
Preceded by Matthew Houde
Personal details
Political party Democratic
Residence Etna, New Hampshire

David Pierce is an American politician. He served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 2006 to 2012, and was subsequently elected to the New Hampshire Senate in the 2012 elections.[1]

He is openly gay,[2] and is widely credited for his House speech on the issue of same-sex marriage in New Hampshire, which reportedly swayed several undecided legislators to support the legislation.[2]


  1. ^ "Kelly sails; Dems narrow gap". New Hampshire Sentinel Source, November 7, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "David Pierce hopes to become New Hampshire's first openly gay senator". examiner.com, September 12, 2012.

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