GOP Incumbents roll to victory in Moultonborough, Sandwich & Tuftonboro

 MOULTONBOROUGH — Incumbent Republicans Karel Crawford (2,475) and Glenn Cordelli (2,383) outdistanced Democratic challengers Nick Vazzana (1,575) and Ken Hill (1,389) in Carroll County House District 4.

The district is made up of the towns of Moultonborough, Sandwich and Tuftonboro.



Carroll County Attorney Robin Gordon ousted by Republican Tom Dewhurst

OSSIPEE — Incumbent Carroll County Attorney Robin Gordon of Tamworth was defeated by Republican challenger Tom Dewhurst of Bartlett 10,123 to 9,424 in Tuesday's election.
In a race for Register of Deeds, Republican Lisa Scott of Sandwich topped Democrat Diana M. Spaulding 10,999 to 8,197.

Republicans sweep House seats involving Franklin

FRANKLIN — Republicans scored victories in four races involving this city Tuesday as Republican challengers Werner Horn (852) and Harold French (841) defeated Democratic incumbent Scott Burns (840) and Lucy Natkiel (746) in Merrimack County District 2, which includes Wards 1 and 2 in Franklin and the town of Hill. A recount is likely as the margin between French and Burns is a single vote.

In Merrimack County District 3, which includes Ward 3 in Franklin and Northfield, Republicans Greg Hill (1,200) and Deborah Wheeler were the winners over Democratic incumbent Leigh Webb (970) and Carolyn Virtue (934).

Forrester carries 26 of 27 town in Senate District 2

MEREDITH — Republican State Senate District 2 incumbent Jeanie Forrester of Meredith carried 26 of 27 towns in the district as she easily defeated Democrat Carolyn Mello of Ashland 12,689 to 7,273 in Tuesday's voting, to earn a third term.

The only town Forrester lost was Plymouth, where Mello edged her 941-885.

Forrester was strongly supported in her bid for a third term in her hometown  of Meredith, which she carried by a 2,013-852 vote. She is the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.