New Hampshire Secretary of State - Election Division
|2008 New Hampshire Congressional and Statewide Primary Results
Presidential Primary Filing Deadline: 11/2/07, Presidential Primary: 1/8/08, Filing Deadline: 6/13/08, Presidential Filing Deadline: 6/13/08, Independent Filing Deadline: 8/6/08, Primary: 9/9/08, General Election 11/4/08,
Last Updated: September 10, 2008
|Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties, |
|President, 50.3% in '04 for Kerry, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
|U.S. Sen. Hillary R. Clinton (D-NY) 39.07%
U.S. Sen. Barack H. Obama (D-IL) 36.47%, ex-U.S. Sen. John R. Edwards (D-NC) 16.94%, Gov. William B. "Bill" Richardson (D-NM) 4.61%, U.S. Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich (D-OH) 1.36%, write-in votes 0.87%, U.S. Sen. Joseph R. "Joe" Biden Jr. (D-DE) 0.22%, ex-U.S. Sen. Maurice "Mike" Gravel (D-AK) 0.14%, Richard E. Caligiuri (D-PA) 0.09%, U.S. Sen. Christopher J. "Chris" Dodd (D-CT) 0.07%, Kenneth A. Capalbo (D-RI) 0.04%, D.R. Hunter (D-TX) 0.03%, William "Bill" Keefe (D-MA) 0.02%, actor Tom "Billy Jack" Laughlin (D-CA) 0.02%, Randolph W. "Randy" Crow (D-NC) 0.01%, Michael Skok (D-NY) 0.01%, Ole' Savior (DFL-MN) 0.01%, William C. Hughes (D-MO) 0.01%, Henry Hewes (D-NY) 0.01%, '04 candidate / ex-nun Caroline P. Killeen (D-Italy) 0.00%, Tom Koos (D-CA) 0.00%, businessman / '96 & '03 congressional nominee Dal Anthony LaMagna (D-WA) 0.00%,
|U.S. Sen. John S. McCain III (R-AZ) 37.09%,
ex-Gov. W. Mitt Romney (R-MA) 31.58%, ex-Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR) 11.22%, ex-New York City Mayor Rudolph W. "Rudy" Giuliani (R-NY) 8.55%, U.S. Rep. Ronald E. "Ron" Paul (R-TX) 7.67%, write-in votes 1.82%, ex-U.S. Sen. Fred D. Thompson (R-TN) 1.21%, U.S. Rep. Duncan L. Hunter (R-CA) 0.51%, Alan L. Keyes (R-MD) 0.09%, Stephen W. Marchuk (R-NH) 0.05%, '02 Senate candidate / '04 & '06 Congressional candidate / dentist / fugitive Jack Shepard (R-MN) 0.03%, U.S. Rep. Thomas G. "Tom" Tancredo (R-CO) 0.03%, Hugh Cort, III (R-AL) 0.02%, Albert Howard (R-MI) 0.02%, Vermin Supreme (R-MA) 0.02%, Cornelius E. O'Connor (R-FL) 0.02%, '00 Congressional candidate & '02 Senate candidate attorney John H. Cox (R-IL) 0.02%, Vernon Edgar Wuensche (R-TX) 0.02%, businessman Daniel A. "Dan" Gilbert (R-NC) 0.01%, James Creighton "Mitch" Mitchell Jr. (R-IL) 0.01%, Dr. Mark Klein (R-CA) 0.01%, H. Neal "Cap" Fendig, Jr. (R-GA) 0.00%,
|ex-U.S. Rep. Robert L. "Bob" Barr (L-GA),|
|consumer activist Ralph Nader (I-CT),|
|stand-in candidate George Phillies (L-MA),|
|Governor, 74.0% in '06, 2nd term, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democrat, Cook Political Report: Solid Democrat, Louis Jacobson's Rundown: Safe, Rothenberg Political Report: Safe Democrat, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Solid Democratic,
|John Lynch (D) 91%,
Kathryn "Katy" Forry (D) 9%,
|St. Sen. Joseph D. Kenney (R),
||Susan M. Newell (L),|
|Senator, 50.8% in '02, 1st term, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Chris Cillizza: 2nd Most Likely Seats to Switch Party, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Democrat, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, National Journal's Rankings: 2nd Most Likely to Switch Parties, Robert Novak: Leaning Democratic, Roll Call's Outlook: Leans Democratic, Rothenberg Political Report: Toss Up, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Leans Democratic,
|'02 nominee / ex-Gov. Jeanne Shaheen (D) 89%,
Raymond "Ray" Stebbins (D) 11%,
|John E. Sununu (R) 89%,
'04 candidate / '96 congressional candidate / ex-state Rep. Tom Alciere (R) 11%,
|'96 & '02 nominee Kenneth E. Blevens (L),|
|1st Congressional District, 51.3% in '06, 1st term, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Chris Cillizza: 16th Most Likely Seats to Switch Party, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Democrat, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Robert Novak: Likely GOP Target, NRCC Target, Roll Call's Outlook: Tossup, Rothenberg Political Report: Pure Toss-Up,
|Carol Shea-Porter (D),
||ex-U.S. Rep. Jeb E. Bradley (R) 51%,
ex-New Hampshire Health and Human Services Commissioner John A. Stephen (R) 47%,
Geoff Michael (R) 2%,
David "Dave" Jarvis (R) 1%,
|Robert "Bob" Kingsbury (L),|
|2nd Congressional District, 52.7% in '06, 1st term, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Democrat Favored, Cook Political Report: Likely Democratic, Robert Novak: Likely GOP Target, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Democratic, NRCC Target,
|Paul W. Hodes (D),
radio talk show host Jennifer Horn (R) 40%,
St. Sen. Robert E. "Bob" Clegg, Jr. (R) 34%,
attorney James "Jim" Steiner (R) 14%,
congressional aide Grant Bosse (R) 9%,
Alfred "AL" L'Eplattenier (R) 2%,
|Chester L. Lapointe, II (L),|
1. Link to Predictions:
2. D.C.'s Political Report's stars indicate the rating of the race from 1 star to 5 stars depending on its entertainment value.
The color indicates D.C.'s Political Report's prediction of the winning party.
| = Democrat retain control,
|| = Democrats take over control,
| = Republican retain control,
|| = Republicans take over control,
| = Independent / 3rd Party retains control,
|| = Independent / 3rd Party take over control
|Bold indicates incumbent.
||Yellow district indicates open races.
|Light Blue boxes indicates Democrats maintained control.
||Light Red boxes indicates Republicans maintained control.
|Blue boxes indicates Democrats took control.
||Red boxes indicates Republicans took control.
3. Key to New Hampshire Political Parties: