Two election epilogues

State Senate district 7 recount Pro-life candidate Kathleen Lauer-Rago came within a whisker of unseating incumbent district 7 State Senator Andrew Hosmer (D-Laconia). Today’s recount confirmed Hosmer’s victory, 9578-9423, according to this afternoon’s report by Concord Monitor reporter Susan Doucet. That’s a margin of eight-tenths of one percent. Kathy took some questions from me during… Read More Two election epilogues

NH House 2015: returning pro-lifers

In the weeks before the New Hampshire general election, I noted the names of the strongest pro-lifers on the ballot (here and here). How’d they do? Extremely well. In a 400-member House, what difference can a small group make? Plenty, with time and persistence and the attention to one’s district that solidifies electoral support. Six… Read More NH House 2015: returning pro-lifers

NH “buffer zone” team looks thin this morning

The team that gave New Hampshire a buffer zone law took a hit at the polls Tuesday. Maybe squelching peaceful prayer vigils isn’t a winning issue. Preliminary results from Tuesday’s election indicate that at least twenty-five House members who voted for New Hampshire’s unenforced “buffer zone” law have lost their seats. The bill passed 162-100… Read More NH “buffer zone” team looks thin this morning

Can a pro-life voter support Scott Brown? Here’s what Bob Smith said in September

From Bob Smith’s statement at the New Hampshire GOP Unity Breakfast after the primary, 9/12/14: Yesterday, I spoke at length with Scott Brown and informed him of many of my concerns regarding the issues where we differ. As difficult as it was for me, I offered my support and told him that I looked forward… Read More Can a pro-life voter support Scott Brown? Here’s what Bob Smith said in September