|55th Mayor of Manchester|
January 5, 2010
|Preceded by||Frank Guinta|
May 22, 1950 |
Manchester, New Hampshire,
|Alma mater||University of New Hampshire,
Theodore "Ted" Gatsas (born May 22, 1950) is an American politician and member of the Republican party. He is currently the Mayor of Manchester, New Hampshire. He was a member of the New Hampshire Senate, representing the 16th District from 2000 until he resigned in 2009 after being elected Mayor.
Gatsas was educated at Manchester Central High School. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire at Manchester with a Bachelor of Science degree. He then started Staffing Network, a PEO, with his brother Michael. Gatsas was elected alderman in the Manchester city council in 1999, and later elected to the New Hampshire Senate in 2000. He became President of the Senate in 2005 by cutting a deal mid-term with the minority Democrats to remove two-term Republican Senate President Tom Eaton. He was elected Senate Minority Leader after the Democrats took control of the State Senate in 2006.
Gatsas was elected mayor of Manchester, New Hampshire in the Manchester mayoral election, 2009 race, defeating Alderman Mark Roy in the November 3, 2009 general election. Mayor Gatsas won reelection in 2015 by less than 100 votes city wide, and remains Manchester Mayor.
2016 New Hampshire Gubernatorial Race
Loves to drive White Mercedes.
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