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NEW HAMPSHIRE ELECTION 2016: Candidate Interviews and Gubernatorial Voters Guide

AARP New Hampshire brings you up close to each of the candidates running for office in the Granite State's hotly contested races for U.S. Senate, governor, and Congressional Districts 1 and 2.

Under the AARP Take A Stand on Social Security campaign, hear from the candidates directly about Social Security and their commitment to updating the benefit program to prevent looming cuts by 2034.



U.S. Senate

Candidates for U.S. Senate seat joined AARPNH in October, for a discussion about Social Security and AARP's Take A Stand campaign. The interviews, which took place at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at St. Anselm College in Manchester, included interviews with each candidate, conducted by AARPNH Executive Council member Marc Boyd.

U.S. Senate: Interview with incumbent Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R)


U.S. Senate: Interview with Gov. Maggie Hassan (D)





GUBERNATORIAL FORUM


AARP New Hampshire, in partnership with the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce, held a Gubernatorial Candidates Forum on Sept. 22, 2016, at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, with gubernatorial candidates Chris Sununu (R) and Colin Van Ostern (D). The following video of the forum, which was moderated by veteran journalist Scott Spradlin, is shared here courtesy of ConcordNHTV.




Get more information about the gubernatorial candidates in the AARP New Hampshire Voters Guide for Office of the Governor .



CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 1

Candidates for New Hampshire's Congressional District 1 seat joined AARPNH on Monday, Oct. 24,2016,  for a discussion about Social Security and AARP's Take A Stand campaign. The forum, which was held at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at St. Anselm College in Manchester, included interviews with each candidate, conducted by AARPNH Executive Council member Karen Erickson, Ph.D., dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Southern New Hampshire University.

The candidates include: Incumbent Congressman Frank Guinta (R), running for reelection; former CD 1 Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (D-Rochester); and candidate Shawn O'Connor (I-Manchester).

Congressional District 1: Interview with Congressman Frank Guinta (R)


Congressional District 1: Interview with Carol Shea-Porter (D)


Congressional District 1: Interview with Shawn O’Connor (I)





Congressional District 2

Candidates for New Hampshire's Congressional District 2 seat joined AARPNH on Tuesday, Oct. 4,2016,  for a discussion about Social Security and AARP's Take A Stand campaign. The interviews were conducted by AARPNH Executive Council member Marc Boyd.

Congressional District 2: Interview with Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster (D)


Congressional District 2: Interview with Jim Lawrence (R)





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