New Hampshire Legislature

New England News
5:30 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

NH House Flips Back to Democratic Control

Two years ago, Republicans swept Democrats into a small minority in New Hampshire's state Senate and House, but the results of Tuesday's election have flipped that around.

House Democratic Leader Terie Norelli said Wednesday preliminary counts show Democrats won 217 House seats to 177 by Republicans with six races still to be decided. She said even if Republicans win all six, Democrats will be in the majority again. That is at least a 115-seat gain since Democrats only control 102 seats now out of 400.

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