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NH Executive Council

volinskyAndru Volinsky
Andru Volinsky is a New Hampshire lawyer and public advocate. Over the years, he has used his skills and success to advocate for citizens of all ages and from all walks of life. Andru has won several awards for his ability to create positive change, including Concord Monitor’s “One Hundred People Who Shaped the New Hampshire Century” and NHPR’s “25 Most Influential People in the last 25 Years.” He is uniquely qualified for the Executive Councilor position.
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NH Senate

wattersDavid Watters
David was chair of the Strafford County Democratic Committee prior to his election as a State Representative in 2008. As a State Rep, David fought for education funding, economic growth, environmental issues, and marriage equality. When he was re-elected in 2010, he worked to balance the state budget with no new taxes while preserving essential services. When he was elected State Senator in 2012, David vowed to restore civility to Concord. Watters established himself as a pragmatic leader willing to work across party lines to bring people together.
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NH House of Representatives

Select your Ward to see your NH House of Rep candidates.
To find out what ward you live in, simply type in your address at the NH Voter Lookup site.

WARD 1 DOVER

epsteinIsaac Epstein
Message from Isaac: I’m running because I want to make sure that we keep Dover on the right track. We need to fully fund our public education programs, find ways to promote sustainability and public transportation, and reduce the harm that narcotics are doing to our community.
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schmidtPeter Schmidt
Peter Schmidt is a retired European-language professional, having taught German and French at various institutions and working as a translator and interpreter in the business world. He is currently serving his seventh term in the NH House of Representatives and his fourth term as Chairman of the Strafford County delegation. He was previously a member of the Dover City Council where he chaired the building committee for Dover Public Works facility and the COAST bus system. Peter’s interests include environmental protection, the arts, and civic development.

 

WARD 2 DOVER

Hamilton Krans
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schmidtPeter Schmidt
Peter Schmidt is a retired European-language professional, having taught German and French at various institutions and working as a translator and interpreter in the business world. He is currently serving his seventh term in the NH House of Representatives and his fourth term as Chairman of the Strafford County delegation. He was previously a member of the Dover City Council where he chaired the building committee for Dover Public Works facility and the COAST bus system. Peter’s interests include environmental protection, the arts, and civic development.

WARD 3 DOVER

Linn Opderbecke
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Tom SouthworthThomas Southworth
Tom is running for re-election as state representative for Dover Wards 3 and 4. He has been a resident of Dover for over 30 years, is a long-time board member of the Dover Children’s Center, and currently serves as selectman for Ward 4. He has worked as a reading teacher, school counselor, and administrator during his long career in public education.

WARD 4 DOVER

Sherry FrostSherry Frost
Sherry Frost is an extremely thoughtful candidate. She believes in equal rights for everyone, no exceptions; she fully supports issues like paid family leave, common sense gun policies for public safety, accessible healthcare; and she will work for smart, long-term solutions to the opioid epidemic we are facing as a state.
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Tom SouthworthThomas Southworth
Tom is running for re-election as state representative for Dover Wards 3 and 4. He has been a resident of Dover for over 30 years, is a long-time board member of the Dover Children’s Center, and currently serves as selectman for Ward 4. He has worked as a reading teacher, school counselor, and administrator during his long career in public education.
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WARD 5 DOVER

Peter BixbyPeter Bixby
Peter is running for this third term in the NH House of Representatives. With a B.A. from Yale and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Indiana University, Peter has worked for years as a teacher and editor. He is currently a stay-at-home dad with his two children while his wife teaches at UNH in Durham.

Bixby has a great deal of experience and insight as a state representative, and he maintains a thorough and informative website and Facebook page where you can learn more.
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Susan TeleavenSusan Treleaven 
Susan Treleaven is running for her second term in the NH House of Representatives. Treleaven grew up in Northeast Ohio and moved to the Seacoast area with her family in her teens. A graduate of ORHS and UNH, she has been a resident of the Seacoast area for over 30 years, the majority as a resident of Dover where she currently resides. Experience as a preschool / kindergarten teacher and a director of an infant center, along with her current profession as a real estate broker has given her the opportunity to work with a wide variety of people. Always interested in politics and a life long democrat, Treleaven stepped in to run for her first term. Her service on the Municipal and County Government Committee allowed her to better understand how our NH Government works and to make contributions to serve the local communities.

Kenneth Vincent

Catt SandlerCatt Sandler
Catt Sandler is a uniquely qualified candidate in our state. She is a veteran, a former police officer (working her way up from patrolman to Superintendent of Police), a former lawyer (specializing in family law), and a Director or Labor Relations on the corporate level. Catt has first-hand experience with many issues that are so important to our state – veteran’s issues including PTSD and handicap accessibility, family issues including financial alternatives to bankruptcy, equipping our police with the information and support they need to deal with the opioid crisis, and more.
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WARD 6 DOVER

Peter BixbyPeter Bixby
Peter is running for this third term in the NH House of Representatives. With a B.A. from Yale and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Indiana University, Peter has worked for years as a teacher and editor. He is currently a stay-at-home dad with his two children while his wife teaches at UNH in Durham.

Bixby has a great deal of experience and insight as a state representative, and he maintains a thorough and informative website and Facebook page where you can learn more.
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Susan TeleavenSusan Treleaven 
Susan Treleaven is running for her second term in the NH House of Representatives. Treleaven grew up in Northeast Ohio and moved to the Seacoast area with her family in her teens. A graduate of ORHS and UNH, she has been a resident of the Seacoast area for over 30 years, the majority as a resident of Dover where she currently resides. Experience as a preschool / kindergarten teacher and a director of an infant center, along with her current profession as a real estate broker has given her the opportunity to work with a wide variety of people. Always interested in politics and a life long democrat, Treleaven stepped in to run for her first term. Her service on the Municipal and County Government Committee allowed her to better understand how our NH Government works and to make contributions to serve the local communities.

Kenneth Vincent

Catt SandlerCatt Sandler
Catt Sandler is a uniquely qualified candidate in our state. She is a veteran, a former police officer (working her way up from patrolman to Superintendent of Police), a former lawyer (specializing in family law), and a Director or Labor Relations on the corporate level. Catt has first-hand experience with many issues that are important to our state – veteran’s issues including PTSD and handicap accessibility, family issues including education and financial alternatives to bankruptcy, equipping our police with the information and support they need to deal with the opioid crisis, and more.
Learn more about Catt Sandler »