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The Handbook of New Hampshire Elected Officials

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The Handbook of New Hampshire Elected Officials, or "The Blue Book," is the definitive guide to "Who's Who" in New Hampshire politics. The Blue Book is your only resource to include profiles on elected officials for the 2023/2024 biennium. If you're going to have any interaction with state lawmakers, you'll want to consult your copy of the Blue Book first!

Get photos, committee assignments, and social media and contact information for the governor, executive councilors, state senators, and members of the House of Representatives. The Blue Book also includes, for returning lawmakers, their votes on a handful of key bills from the previous biennium.

The Blue Book contains other handy information, such as a list of New Hampshire state agencies, and a roster of registered lobbyists.

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Blue Book Update
Special Elections
Due to a tie vote in the November 2022 general election, a special election was held Feb. 21, 2023, to determine the winner of Strafford District 8. The candidates, Democrat Chuck Grassie and Republican David Walker, are both listed in the Blue Book, which was produced prior to the special election. Grassie won the election to the House.
Democrat Marc Plamondon won a special election in Nashua’s Ward 4 on May 16, 2023, to replace Democrat Stacie-Marie Laughton, who resigned in December 2022.
Democrat David Fracht won a special election in Enfield, Grafton District 16, on Tuesday, Aug. 22 to replace Democrat Joshua Adjutant, who resigned in April 2023.
Democrat Hall Rafter won a special election in Northwood and Nottingham, Rockingham District 1, on Tuesday, Sept. 19 to replace Republican Benjamin R. Bartlett, who resigned in April 2023.
Democrat Paige Beauchemin won a special election in Nashua, Hillsborough District 3, on Tuesday, Nov. 7 to replace Democrat David Cote, who resigned in July 2023.
Republican Sean Durkin won a special election for Coos District 1 on Tuesday, Jan. 23 to replace Republican Troy Merner, who resigned in September 2023.
Republican Michael Murphy won a special election for Coos District 6 on Tuesday, Jan. 23 to replace Democrat William Hatch, who resigned in September 2023.
Resignations
Rep. Stacie-Marie Laughton, a Democrat from Hillsborough District 3, resigned on Dec. 22, 2022. Laughton is not listed in the Blue Book.
Joshua  Adjutant, a Democrat from Grafton District 16, resigned on April 1, 2023
Benjamin R. Bartlett, a Republican from Rockingham District 1, resigned on April 26, 2023
David Cote, a Nashua Democrat from Hillsborough District, resigned on July 5, 2023
William Hatch, a Democrat from Coos District 6, resigned on Sept. 18, 2023
Troy Merner, a Republican from Coos District 1, resigned on Sept. 19, 2023
Robin Vogt, a Democrat from Rockingham District 6, resigned on Dec. 1, 2023
Dan Hynes, an independent from Hillsborough District 2, resigned on Feb. 2, 2024
Tina Harley, a Republican from Rockingham District 30, resigned on May 1, 2024
Ross Berry, a Republican from Hillsborough District 39, resigned on May 15, 2024
Deceased
Nov. 13, 2023, Hoy Menear, a Democrat from Strafford District 11
Feb. 10, 2024: Sharon Nordgren, a Democrat from Grafton District 12
March 25, 2024: Arthur Ellison, a Democrat from Merrimack District 28
Correction
Rep. Tim McGough was incorrectly not listed as a member of the House Resources, Recreation and Development Committee.
State Agencies corrections
Incorrectly lists the commissioner of the Banking Commission. The commissioner is Emelia A.S. Galdieri.
Omits the Department of Business and Economic Affairs and its commissioner, Taylor Caswell.