The First District Democratic Congressional candidates have a dilemma. The New Hampshire Democratic Party (NHDP) offers them access to its voter database, Votebuilder by NGP VAN, which has a reputation for accurate, up-to-date data. But it comes at a price many can’t afford: $37,500, payable in monthly installments. READ MORE
Every two years lawmakers decide what state government will spend on social services, economic development, education, prisons, highways, law enforcement and the courts, environmental protection, utility regulations, the legislature, or a tax break, etc. Those READ MORE
The politics of personal destruction or demonization has been around for some time but is now the preferred strategy beginning early in a campaign. Hit your opponent hard and at his or her core before he or she can hit you.
MANCHESTER, NH – In what they described as a “response to the current political climate,” there are a number of “younger” candidates among those running for office in the upcoming election, including those who fall READ MORE
Gubernatorial candidate Steve Marchand calls the plan “Strengthening New Hampshire Immigration Policy.” The plan includes four legislative policy changes that will make New Hampshire a more welcoming community for immigrants.
The primary race for U.S. Congress is heating up and occurs in less than 12 weeks. To help voters prepare to cast ballots, Rights and Democracy will host the free “Progress & Congress Forum” for Congressional District One. READ MORE
Garry Rayno’s Distant Dome runs exclusively on Manchester Ink Link and InDepthNH.org, where Rayno will explore a broader perspective on State House – and state – happenings. Over his three-decade career Rayno has closely covered the NH State House for the New Hampshire Union Leader and Foster’s Daily Democrat, and his coverage spanned the news spectrum, from local planning, school and select boards, to national issues such as electric industry deregulation and Presidential primaries. He is former editor of The Hillsboro Messenger and Assistant Editor of The Argus-Champion. Rayno graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a BA in English Literature and lives with his wife Carolyn in New London. READ MORE