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ALTON — Campaign advertisements are inescapable during election season. Print ads decorate the margins of newspapers, physical yard signs erupt from the ground in neighborhoods and intersections, while more impassioned voters become human billboards for their favored candidates with buttons,…

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Citizens for Belknap, a bipartisan political action committee known for its “Reasonable, not Radical” campaign and roadside signs, claimed victory in Tuesday's GOP primary races in Gilford and Belmont, where voters rejected candidates they identified as extremists, Libertarians, Free Staters…

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It was a slow primary election day, with voters trickling into polling stations and out of the light but steady rain Tuesday. Despite the poor weather, supporters and even a few candidates clutching plywood-handled signs were present at nearly every polling station in Laconia, and the single…

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Primary voters, candidates and sign holders at polling locations in Laconia and Gilford Tuesday were united by strong motivators: the state of the country and the economy, saving Gunstock Mountain Resort and ensuring governance of the state and county that reflects their positions and values.

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Seven Republicans are competing in the primary for a chance to run against Democrat Congresswoman Annie Kuster. The candidates include one man who attempted to walk across the breadth of the state to spread awareness of his campaign, a Chinese immigrant-turned U.S. citizen, the current mayor…

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A field of challengers must climb a steep hill of public opinion if they hope to unseat incumbent Gov. Chris Sununu in this year’s primary. A recent University of New Hampshire poll reported that 72% of likely Republican primary voters favored Sununu. Less than 15% favored the other candidat…

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In the new Belknap District 6, four incumbents defend their seats against three challengers. Redistricting earlier this year folded Laconia’s Ward 2 in with neighbors Gilford and Gilmanton, currently in districts with Meredith and Alton, respectively. 

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In the primary for New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District, 10 candidates leverage their experience to display their unique qualifications for office. Proximity to former President Donald Trump, status as a New Hampshire native and readiness for office are hotly contested across the field.

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The district currently representing Tilton and Sanbornton has two seats, one held by Rep. Juliet Harvey-Bolia of Tilton, and the other held by Rep. Tim Lang of Sanbornton. Lang is running for state senate, and redistricting has reduced the representation for that area to one house member ins…

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A horde of Republicans are fighting for the chance to run against Democrat incumbent U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan, and Libertarian candidate Jeremy Kauffman has collected more than 4,000 signatures, landing him a spot on the ballot. The Republican roster has expanded in recent months to include a…