New Hampshire's 9th State Senate District

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New Hampshire's 9th
State Senate District
New Hampshire Senate District 9 (2010).png
Current senatorJeanne Dietsch (DPeterborough)
Registration35.0% Republican
26.6% Democratic
38.4% No party preference
Demographics95% White
1% Black
2% Hispanic
1% Asian
1% Other
Population (2017)56,113[1][2]

New Hampshire's 9th State Senate district is one of 24 districts in the New Hampshire Senate. It has been represented by Democratic Senator Jeanne Dietsch since 2018, succeeding Republican Senator Andy Sanborn, who unsuccessfully ran for Congress.[3]

Geography[edit]

District 9 covers parts of southern Cheshire and Hillsborough Counties outside of Manchester, including the towns of Bedford, Dublin, Fitzwilliam, Greenfield, Hancock, Jaffrey, Lyndeborough, Mont Vernon, New Boston, Peterborough, Richmond, Sharon, Temple, and Troy.[3]

The district is split between New Hampshire's 1st congressional district and New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district.[4] It borders the state of Massachusetts.[1]

Recent election results[edit]

2018[edit]

2018 New Hampshire State Senate election, District 9[5]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jeanne Dietsch 3,728 54.6
Democratic Mark Fernald 2,219 32.5
Democratic Bruce Fox 884 12.9
Total votes 6,831 100
Republican Dan Hynes 2,699 53.1
Republican Terry Wolf 2,382 46.9
Total votes 5,081 100
General election
Democratic Jeanne Dietsch 14,037 52.4
Republican Dan Hynes 12,776 47.6
Total votes 26,813 100
Democratic gain from Republican

2016[edit]

2016 New Hampshire State Senate election, District 9[5]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lee Nyquist 2,105 51.0
Democratic Jeanne Dietsch 2,026 49.0
Total votes 4,131 100
General election
Republican Andy Sanborn (incumbent) 17,073 53.7
Democratic Lee Nyquist 14,727 46.3
Total votes 31,800 100
Republican hold

2014[edit]

2014 New Hampshire State Senate election, District 9[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andy Sanborn (incumbent) 12,310 53.3
Democratic Lee Nyquist 10,804 46.7
Total votes 23,114 100
Republican hold

2012[edit]

2012 New Hampshire State Senate election, District 9[5]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andy Sanborn 3,732 61.1
Republican Ken Hawkins 1,738 28.5
Republican Michael Kenney 634 10.4
Total votes 6,104 100
General election
Republican Andy Sanborn 15,454 50.3
Democratic Lee Nyquist 15,241 49.7
Total votes 30,695 100
Republican hold

Federal and statewide results in District 9[edit]

Year Office Results[6]
2016 President Clinton 47.8 – 46.8%
2014 Senate Brown 51.6 – 48.4%
Governor Havenstein 51.5 – 48.5%
2012 President Romney 51.1 – 47.7%
Governor Hassan 49.9 – 48.1%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "State Senate District 9, NH". Census Reporter. Retrieved 22 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Party Registration/Names on Checklist History". New Hampshire Secretary of State. 21 May 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Senator Jeanne Dietsch (D-Peterborough)". New Hampshire State Senate. Retrieved 22 November 2019.
  4. ^ David Jarman. "How do counties, House districts, and legislative districts all overlap?". Daily Kos. Retrieved 22 November 2019.
  5. ^ a b c d "New Hampshire State Senate District 9". Ballotpedia. Retrieved 22 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Daily Kos Elections Statewide Results by LD". Daily Kos. Retrieved 22 November 2019.