Sherriffs endorse GOP candidate Prescott for U.S. Congress

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Congressional candidate Russell Prescott.

EXETER, NH –  Russell Prescott, Republican candidate for Congress in NH-01, released another round of endorsements from Granite State leaders. Prescott raised $460,000 last quarter, even out-raising Congressman Chris Pappas.

Sheriff Bill Wright, Belknap County Sheriff and former Vice Chairman of Belknap County GOP, Belmont

“Law enforcement officials like me are lining up behind Russell Prescott because we know he will have our backs in Congress like he did in Concord. He will fight for Belknap County families on Capitol Hill and will work every day to ensure we bring New Hampshirite values to Washington.”

Retired Sheriff of Strafford County, Wayne Estes, Dover

“It is crucial for us to elect a member of Congress who will have law enforcement’s backs in Washington. Russell Prescott has proven that he understands the importance of supporting those who wear the uniform, and that is why I am firmly with him in the race for Congress in New Hampshire’s First District. I am confident that Russell has the track record and the experience we need now more than ever in Congress.”

Diane Bitter, founding member of the 603 Alliance and longtime conservative activist, Rye Beach

“Russell Prescott not only has what it takes to beat Chris Pappas next November, he’s the kind of proven results-oriented conservative we need to send to Washington.”

Additional new endorsements:

  • Grafton County Commissioner Omer C. Ahern Jr., founding member of the 603 Alliance and longtime conservative activist, Wentworth
  • State Representative Cyril Aures, Chichester
  • State Representative Harry Bean, Chair of the Belknap County Delegation, Gilford
  • Marc Bourgeois, Owner of MB Tractor, Plaistow
  • Russ Fearon, Owner of Fearon Plumbing and Heating, Manchester
  • Mark Flanders, Republican Nominee for Alderman in Ward 4, Manchester
  • State Representative and Deputy Majority Leader Jim Kofalt, Director of the 603 Alliance, Wilton
  • Chris McRae, Owner of Plastic Techniques, Goffstown
  • State Representative David Nagel, Gilmanton
  • Chuck Rage, Vice Chairman of the Board of Selectmen, longtime Chairman of the Hampton Beach Village District, and Board Member of the Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce, Hampton Beach
  • Tom Severino, Severino Trucking, Candia
  • Former State Representative, Fran Wendelboe, founding member of the 603 Alliance and longtime conservative activist, New Hampton
  • Former Republican Nominee for State Representative, Jenny Wilson, Barrington
  • State Representative Clayton Wood, Pittsfield

Previously released endorsements:

  • 603 Alliance
  • Former State Representative Pat Abrami, Stratham
  • Chris Albert, Small Business Owner, Nottingham
  • Peter Angerhofer, Former Republican State Senate Nominee, Rye
  • Ryan Audley, President and CEO of R.S. Audley Inc., Bow
  • Former State Representative Al Baldasaro, Londonderry
  • Former State Senate President Bill Bartlett, Kingston
  • State Representative J.D. Bernardy, South Hampton
  • State Representative David Bickford, New Durham
  • Former State Senator for District 16 and former State Representative, David Boutin, Hooksett
  • Brian Boyle, Boyle Construction, Atkinson
  • Jim Boyle, Auto Dealer, Portsmouth
  • Town Councilor, County Commissioner, and former State Representative Brian Chirichiello, Derry
  • Matt Connors, President of Gemini Electric, Auburn
  • State Representative Michael Costable, Freedom
  • Brittany Dube, Chief of Operations, Dube Plus Construction, Hampstead
  • David Dube, Small Business Owner, Merrimack
  • Tom Dube, Owner of Dirt Pro Excavation, Wakefield
  • Former State Senate President and Senator for District 10, Tom Eaton, Keene
  • State Representative Tracy Emerick, Hampton
  • Mike Fecteau, Realtor and Developer, Epping
  • Ken Fifield, Selectman and former Police Chief, Wakefield
  • Jay Flanders, former Chief of Staff to the New Hampshire State Senate, Sunapee
  • Gregg Fowler, Owner of Diesel Equipment Inc., Seabrook
  • State Representative Larry Gagne, Manchester
  • John Galloway, Small Business Owner, Plaistow
  • Former State Senator for District 1 and former House Majority Caucus Whip, John Gallus, Berlin
  • State Senator Bill Gannon, District 23, Sandown
  • Mike Garrepy, Realtor and Developer, Dover
  • State Representative and School Board Member, Carlos Gonzalez, Manchester
  • Jane Graham, Former Gubernatorial, Senatorial, and Congressional Staffer, Bedford
  • Former State Representative John Graham, Bedford
  • Addie Griset, Town Republican Committee Member, Exeter
  • Former State Representative Joe Hagan, Chester
  • Mayor George Hansel, Keene
  • State Representative Deb Hobson, East Kingston
  • Former State Representative Kathy Hoelzel, Raymond
  • State Representative John Hunt, Rindge
  • State Representative William Infantine, Manchester
  • State Senator Dan Innis, Senate District 7, Former Senator for the Seacoast-based District 24 and Small Business Owner, Bradford
  • State Representative Aboul Kahn, Seabrook
  • Michael Kane, CEO of The Kane Company, North Hampton
  • State Representative and Derry Town Councilor At-large, Phyllis Katsakiores, Derry
  • Al Letizio, Small Business Owner, Windham
  • Jay Lucas, Business and Community Leader, NH Republican Nominee for Governor (1998), Portsmouth
  • State Representative Bob Lynn, Former Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court, Windham
  • Former NHGOP Chairman Wayne MacDonald, Londonderry
  • Former State Representative Norm Major, Plaistow
  • Sheriff Chuck Massahos, Rockingham County Sheriff
  • Shane McKinney, Carroll County Republican Leader, Conway
  • Ed Mencis, Sandown Planning Board Member, Sandown
  • Former State Representative Henry Mock, Jackson
  • Former State Representative Brian Murphy, Rye
  • Bob Nickerson, Selectman for the Town of Sandown, Owner of All Japanese Auto and The Tire Man, Sandown
  • Marian Noronha, President and founder of Turbocam International, Barrington
  • House Majority Whip Representative Jeanine Notter, Merrimack
  • John Nyhan, Community Leader, Hampton
  • Hon. David Patch, former Fish & Game Commissioner, Bartlett
  • State Representative Mark Pearson, Hampstead
  • State Representative Fred Plett, Goffstown
  • State Representative John Potucek, Derry
  • Colonel Lynn Presby, NH State Police (Ret)
  • Bob Preston, Small Business Owner, Hampton
  • Former State Senator for District 19 and former State Representative, Jim Rausch, Derry
  • Former State Senator for District 17 and former State Representative John Reagan, Deerfield
  • Ed Roy, Arborist, Rochester
  • Former State Senator Jim Rubens, Hanover
  • Kathy Rush, Small Business Owner, Exeter
  • Former State Representatives Doug Scamman and Stella Scamman, Stratham
  • Mike Schidlovsky, Former President of the Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce, Durham
  • Ronnie Schlender, Queen City Community Leader, Manchester
  • Ron Severino, Severino Trucking, Candia
  • Hon. Peter Spaulding, Former Executive Councilor and former County Commissioner, Hopkinton
  • Wendy Stanley Jones, Community Leader, Greenland
  • Former State Senator Nancy Stiles, Hampton
  • Former New Hampshire House Speaker Donna Sytek, Salem
  • Hon. Tom Tombarello, Chairman of the Board of Selectman for Sandown and former Rockingham County Commissioner, Sandown
  • Dick Trask, Town Selectman and Co-owner of Fixed LLC Municipal Management, Chester
  • Sheriff Brian Valerino, Coos County Sheriff, Lancaster
  • Sean Van Anglen, Republican Activist, Bedford
  • State Representative Michael Vose, Epping
  • Former State Representative Joanne Ward, Stratham
  • State Representative Ken Weyler, Kingston
  • Hon. Bob Worden, past owner and partner at Pinnacle Rehabilitation Network and Pinnacle PT in Plaistow, Member of the Governing Board of PT for the State of NH, Atkinson
  • Former State Representative Kurt Wuelper, Strafford
  • Paul Young, Small Business Owner, Portsmouth

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