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Sullivan County New Hampshire November 6th Election Recommendations

November 2, 2012

Do you care about upholding the New Hampshire Constitution? Do you support the Bill of Rights? If so, it is recommended that you vote for the candidates listed. While all of these candidates are not liberty candidates, they are more pro-liberty than their opponents.

ONLY contested races are listed.
When a candidate’s name is blue, click on the name to learn more about the candidate.

President – Libertarian Gary Johnson

Governor – Republican Ovide Lamontagne or Libertarian John Babiarz

Congress
NH-2 – Libertarian Hardy Macia

Executive Council
District 1 – Republican Raymond Burton
District 2 – Republican Michael Tierney

State Senate
District 5 (Canaan, Enfield, Hanover, Lebanon, Lyme, Charlestown, Claremont, Cornish, Plainfield) – Republican Joe Osgood
District 8 (Acworth, Antrim, Bennington, Bradford, Croydon, Deering, Francestown, Goshen, Grantham, Hillsborough, Langdon, Lempster, Marlow, New London, Newbury, Newport, Springfield, Stoddard, Sunapee, Sutton, Unity, Washington, Weare, Windsor) – Republican Bob Odell

State Representative
District 1 – Republican Bill Walker, Republican Laura Stiller Ward
District 2 – Republican Spec Bowers
District 3 – Republican Steven J. Picano
District 4 – Republican Charlene Marcotte Lovett
District 5 – Republican Richard P. Madigan
District 6 – Beverly T. Rodeschin, Republican Skip Rollins
District 7 – Republican Jim Grenier
District 8 – Republican Thomas W. Laware
District 9 – Republican Thomas J. Howard
District 10 – Republican Paul LaCasse, Sr.
District 11 – Republican Steven D. Smith

County Treasurer – Michael Sanderson

County Commission
District 1 – Donald Clarke
District 3 – John Callum

Constitutional Ballot Questions:
Question 1. “Are you in favor of amending the second part of the constitution by inserting after article 5-b a new article to read as follows: [Art.] 5-c. [Income Tax Prohibited.] Notwithstanding any general or special provision of this constitution, the general court shall not have the power or authority to impose and levy any assessment, rate, or tax upon income earned by any natural person; however, nothing in this Article shall be construed to prohibit any tax in effect January 1, 2012, or adjustment to the rate of such a tax.” (Passed by the N.H. House 256 Yes 110 No; Passed by State Senate 19 Yes 4 No) CACR 13 Yes
Question 2. “Are you in favor of amending article 73-a of the second part of the constitution to read as follows: [Art.] 73-a [Supreme Court, Administration.] The chief justice of the supreme court shall be the administrative head of all the courts. The chief justice shall, with the concurrence of a majority of the supreme court justices, make rules governing the administration of all courts in the state and the practice and procedure to be followed in all such courts. The rules so promulgated shall have the force and effect of law. The legislature shall have a concurrent power to regulate the same matters by statute. In the event of a conflict between a statute and a court rule, the statute, if not otherwise contrary to this constitution, shall prevail over the rule.” (Passed by the N.H. House 242 Yes 96 No; Passed by State Senate 19 Yes 5 No) CACR 26 Yes
Question 3. Shall there be a convention to amend or revise the Constitution? No

Find out where and when you vote with a Polling Place Search. http://cfs.sos.nh.gov/app/Public/PollingPlaceSearch.aspx
See a sample ballot for your district. http://sos.nh.gov/Elections/Election_Information/2012_Elections/General_Election/Sample_PAPER_Ballots_-_2012_General_Election.aspx

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