Special Election: Cavanaugh wins with ‘tremendous turnout’ in Manchester

Still waiting for the full results from the rest of District 16.

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Kevin Cavanaugh, Democrat

MANCHESTER, NH – Unofficial results of the NH Senate Special Election marked an historic night for Kevin Cavanaugh who defeated Republican David Boutin by 4,746 to 3,814. According to a post by the NH Democratic Party, it’s the first win for a democrat in a state senate special election since 1984.

The unofficial election results from the Special State General Election held in State Representative District 16/Wards 1,2, and 12 in Manchester, on July 25, 2017 are as follows:

Kevin J. Cavanaugh: 2,409
David Boutin: 1,485
Jason A. Dubrow: 48

City Clerk Matthew Normand said it was a “tremendous turnout” for a mid-summer special election, and consistent with a typical city-wide general election.

Ward 1

Kevin J. Cavanaugh: 1,191
David Boutin: 708
Jason A. Dubrow: 2
(31 percent turnout)

Ward 2

Kevin J. Cavanaugh: 771
David Boutin: 441
Jason A. Dubrow: 24
(23 percent turnout)

Ward 12

Kevin J. Cavanaugh: 447
David Boutin: 336
Jason A. Dubrow: 11
(16 percent turnout)


Cavanaugh: 1,012

Boutin: 850

Dubrow: 24


Cavanaugh: 247

Boutin: 255

Dubrow: 16


Cavanaugh: 938

Boutin: 626

Dubrow: 17



Boutin: 426

Cavanaugh: 307

Dubrow: 14

Official results will be posted on the NH Secretary of State website as soon as they are verified.

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