Sununu Veto of Independent Redistricting Bill Keeps Gerrymandering Alive

This week, Governor Sununu vetoed HB 1665 which would establish an independent redistricting commission. The bill had bipartisan sponsorship and support. In his veto message, Sununu stated that “…we should take pride that issues of gerrymandering are rare.” Unfortunately, that is not true. The most obvious example of the type of gerrymandering that took place […]

Governor Calls Election Law Omnibus Bill “Unreasonable” and Vetoes HB1672

Claiming that the provisions of HB1672 were “unreasonable and unnecessary,” Governor Sununu has vetoed the Election Law Omnibus recently passed by the NH House and Senate.   On Sunday, The Telegraph published an opinion piece written by Senator Melanie Levesque relative to the provisions of the bill. It summarized the bill clearly and will give […]

House Finishes 2020 Session

The NH House met in session on June 30th at the Whittemore Center on the UNH campus and approved over 30 bills which will be sent to the Governor for his signature. This meeting concluded the House’s work for the 2020 legislative session. Among the bills approved by the House was legislation addressing the following: […]

Commemorating Juneteenth and Supporting Black Lives Matter

On June 19, 1865, enslaved African-Americans in Galveston, Texas, were told they were free. Now, 155 years later, people in cities and towns across the U.S. continue to mark the occasion with celebrations.  (Here are brief guides to what you should know about Juneteenth from the New York Times and the Congressional Research Service.) Juneteenth […]

Last Day to Change Party Affiliation Prior to September Primary is June 2

The filing period for all offices for the September State Primary Election opens on Wednesday, June 3rd. Under state law, the last day for voters who are already registered to declare or change party affiliation before the primary is on Tuesday, June 2nd. RSA 654:34 states that in order to declare or change a party […]

COVID-19 Local Resources

The following COVID-19 information is publicly available but residents of Ward 2 — and Nashua — may find this compilation useful and convenient.  In addition to these state and regional links, the City of Nashua  maintains a page on its website that contains, additional guidance, information and resources relative to COVID-19.  The City’s web pages […]