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Merrimack County roll call on “stand your ground” repeal

The New Hampshire House yesterday voted, 189-184, to pass a bill repealing the “stand your ground” self-defense law enacted in 2011.

Here’s how Merrimack County’s representatives voted on House Bill 135, listed alphabetically by last name:


∎ Rep. Caroletta Alicea, Boscawen Democrat

∎ Rep. Chris Andrews, Bow Democrat

∎ Rep. Christy Bartlett, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. Candace Bouchard, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. Clyde Carson, Warner Democrat

∎ Rep. Frank Davis, Pembroke Democrat

∎ Rep. Karen Ebel, New London Democrat

∎ Rep. June Frazer, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. Barbara French, Henniker Democrat

∎ Rep. Mary Stuart Gile, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. Paul Henle, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. Geoffrey Hirsch, Bradford Democrat

∎ Rep. David Karrick, Warner Democrat

∎ Rep. Sally Kelly, Chichester Democrat

∎ Rep. David Kidder, New London Republican

∎ Rep. Jim MacKay, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. Howard Moffett, Canterbury Democrat

∎ Rep. Mel Myler, Hopkinton Democrat

∎ Rep. Mario Ratzki, Andover Democrat

∎ Rep. Chip Rice, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. Gary Richardson, Hopkinton Democrat

∎ Rep. Katherine Rogers, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. Thomas Schamberg, Wilmot Democrat

∎ Rep. Dianne Schuett, Pembroke Democrat

∎ Rep. Steve Shurtleff, Penacook Democrat

∎ Rep. Joy Tilton, Northfield Democrat

∎ Rep. Alan Turcotte, Allenstown Democrat

∎ Rep. Mary Jane Wallner, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. Mary Beth Walz, Bow Democrat

∎ Rep. Rick Watrous, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. Leigh Webb, Franklin Democrat


∎ Rep. Scott Burns, Franklin Democrat

∎ Rep. Lorrie Carey, Boscawen Democrat

∎ Rep. Mary Frambach, Epsom Democrat

∎ Rep. David Hess, Hooksett Republican

∎ Rep. JR Hoell, Dunbarton Republican

∎ Rep. Priscilla Lockwood, Canterbury Republican

∎ Rep. Carol McGuire, Epsom Republican

∎ Rep. Dan McGuire, Epsom Republican

∎ Rep. Dick Patten, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. Dennis Reed, Franklin Republican

∎ Rep. Todd Smith, Hooksett Republican

∎ Rep. Tom Walsh, Hooksett Republican

Not voting

∎ Rep. Jane Hunt, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. Frank Kotowski, Hooksett Republican

Source: N.H. House


N.H. House votes, by narrow margin, to repeal state’s “stand your ground” law

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

The Democratic-led House voted narrowly yesterday to repeal New Hampshire’s “stand your ground” self-defense law, which was enacted two years ago. The 189-184 vote came after an hour and 45 minutes of hotly contested debate, and fell largely along party lines. Three Republicans and 186 Democrats voted for the bill, while 17 Democrats and 167 Republicans voted against it. It …

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