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  • Hillsborough District 24 incumbents Peter Leishman and Ivy Vann both of Peterborough won in yesterday's primary against new comer Adam Hamilton. Staff photo by Meghan Pierce—

Published: 9/12/2018 10:20:20 AM

Former senator Molly Kelly surged ahead of fellow challenger Steve Marchand to snag the Democratic nomination for governor. She’ll be facing incumbent Governor Chris Sununu in November.

With over 95 percent of districts reporting on Tuesday morning, Kelly (D-Harrisville) had taken nearly 65 percent of the vote, over Marchand (D-Portsmouth).

US Congress District 2

With 181 of 187 precincts reporting, less than 500 votes separate Republican front runners Steven Negron and Stewart Levenson.

Negron currently has 10,998 votes to Levenson’s 10,567. 

The Associated Press has reported that Levenson has conceded the race to Negron.

The winner will face incumbent Democrat Annie Kuster in November. 

New Hampshire Senate District 9

Peterborough Democrat Jeanne Dietsch and Bedford Republican Dan Hynes are the candidates for the state Senate District 9. 

Dietsch took more than half the vote, followed by Mark Fernald of Sharon with 33 percent of the vote and trailed by Bruce Fox of Dublin. 

Hynes took 53 percent of the vote over Terry Wolf of Bedford.

New Hampshire Senate District 11

Democrat Shannon Chandley will face off against incumbent Republican Gary Daniels in November after prevailing in the primary.

Chandley, an Amherst resident, defeated Roger Tilton of Milford with 83 percent of the vote. Daniels ran uncontested. 

New Hampshire Senate District 12

Greenville resident Tom Falter was unable to defeat his Democratic primary opponent Melanie Levesque.

Levesque, a Brookline resident, took 79 percent of the vote. She will face incumbent Republican Kevin Avard, who defeated Richard Dowd with 76 percent of the vote. 

New Hampshire House of Representatives Hillsborough 24

Incumbents Peter Leishman and Ivy Vann, both Democrats will be heading to the general election in November, after fending off challenger Adam Hamilton. Hillsborough 24 represents Peterborough.


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