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    • 3.
      • Born March 21, 1951 in New York City
      • Graduated from: Collegiate School 1968; Dartmouth 1972; Boston College Law School 1978
      • Began his career as Assistant Attorney General of New Hampshire
      • Later became a special prosecutor for New Hampshire
      • New Hampshire State Councilor on the Arts
      • Became Congressman in 2006
      • Was on the Oversight and Government Reform Committee and the Financial Services Committee
      • Lives with wife, Peggo, and two children
    • 4.
      • Key Issues
      • Jumpstart economy
      • Affordable Health Care
      • Lower property tax
      • Lower Health Care for small businesses
      • Affordable energy and green energy jobs
      • Mortgage crisis
      • Ethics in Washington
      • Honoring veterans
      • Voting History
      • Voted against the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (aka "the financial bailout bill”), which enacted the Troubled Asset Relief Program ("TARP”)
      • Voted for the American Clean Energy and Security Act, as well as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
    • 5.  
    • 6.
      • Born June 27, 1968 in Nashua, New Hampshire
      • Graduated from Nashua High school and Pennsylvania State University
      • Received a Juris Degree from Villanova University School of Law
      • Became a Prosecutor of the New Hampshire Attorney General in 1998
      • Later became Deputy Attorney General, and then Attorney General
      • Lives with husband, Joe (Iraq war veteran), and two children
    • 7.
      • Key Issues
      • Decrease government spending
      • Strengthen economy
      • Promote honesty within the government
      • Pro-Life
      • Against same-sex marriage
      • Health Care Reform: lower costs
      • Reduce dependence on foreign energy sources
      • Supports gun rights
      • Voting History
      • Opposes passage of Employee Free Choice Act that proposes to amend the National Labor Relations Act
      • Supports Arizona’s anti-illegal immigration law passed in 2010
      • Favors ending additional spending under the stimulus plan
    • 8.
      • Paul Hodes (D) went uncontested
      • Ayotte (R) defeated Tea Party favorite Ovide Lamontigne (R) 51% to 44%
    • 9.
      • Population : 1,324,575
      • Area : 9,351 square miles (7 th smallest state)
      • Capital : Concord, NH
      • Largest City : Manchester, NH
      • Industries : Textiles, Lumber, Tourism, Electronic Equipment, Software
      • Race : White 95.3%; Black 1.4%; Asian 2%, Hispanic 2.8%
      • Home Ownership Rate : 69.7%
      • Median Household Income : $63,235
      • High School Graduates age 25+ : 87.4%
      • Bachelor’s Degree or higher age 25+ : 28.7%
      • Person’s below poverty level : 7.8%
    • 10.
      • Voter Registration Rate : 96.1%
      • Registered Democrats : 282,421
      • Registered Republicans : 280,507
      • Registered Independent : 395,600
      • Swing state in most elections
      • Voted Democrat in four of the last five elections
      • Judd Gregg (R) was previous Republican Senator and Governor of New Hampshire
    • 11.
      • Economic Rebound
      • Financial Reform
      • Health Care
      • Immigration
      • Homeland Security
      • Afghanistan
      • Oil Spill
      • Energy
      • Climate
      • Education
      • Same-Sex Marriage
      • Gun Rights
      • Economy still considered a key issue in New Hampshire even though the income level is high and the unemployment rate is half of the national average
    • 12.
      • “ Biden Defends Administration Policy in Return to NH” (He defended the policies of the administration and supporting Democratic candidates)
      • “ Romney to Speak at NH GOP Convention” (Brings conservative message to NH)
      • “ Hodes, Ayotte Differ On Tax Cuts For Wealthy”
    • 13.
      • Opposition between Democrat and Republican on the same issue (tax cuts, government spending, deficit)
      • Will New Hampshire become a red state again?
      • Which candidate is the most fiscally responsible? (Ayotte portrayed as a fiscal conservative)
      • The election is termed Commitment 2010

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