Skip to comments.GOP gains turn the (NH) State House bright red (Dems absolutely demolished!)
Posted on 11/03/2010 4:35:45 PM PDT by nhwingut
Republicans are on their way to controlling nearly 300 seats in New Hampshire's House of Representatives, according to preliminary vote counts.
The latest tally shows 296 seats firmly in Republican hands, with three seats yet to be decided. GOP sources say two of those will likely go their way and leave Democrats with 102 seats.
In the Senate, the final split is 19-5, according to figures at the Secretary of State's office. That represents a pickup of nine seats for the Republicans, who were the minority in a 14-10 Senate for the past four years.
Secretary of State William Gardner said the last time Democrats won only five Senate seats was in 1962.
When the state Legislature recessed for the summer in June, Democrats held 224 seats in the House, and Republicans controlled 176.
(Excerpt) Read more at unionleader.com ...
It was similar in Tennessee only in 2009 we had a RINO turncoat conspire with the Democrats to put HIM in the position of Speaker of the House (the House was split 50-49; R-D in the 2008 race). The Republicans picked up another 13 to 15 seats in the House and will now tell the turncoat that he will probably be on the committee for considering new names for sewage plants.
Almost! I have two on my street. Both Dems. They lost. Heh...
New Hampshire state government has 400 state representatives? Half the population of freaking New Hampshire is a state rep? What the hell?
Good grief, Wisconsin has 5.5 million people and 99 state reps.
I can see this is the only thing you are posting today.
Yelp. Jim, Onyx and several others have been working the freepathon hard for over a month, while we all donated to candidates etc...Just thought it would be nice to get that last 9% in ASAP sp they can have some rest. Want to help...Pass the word, donate extra or anything else you think might help.
Yes, they get a per diem.
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