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2018 candidate filing period underway in New Hampshire

June 10, 2018

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The filing period for the 2018 election cycle is underway in New Hampshire.

So far, a number of candidates have signed up for the 1st and 2nd Congressional Districts. A candidate tally on the Secretary of State’s website shows that no one filed for governor as of Friday.

The filing period opened June 6. It ends June 15.

In the 1st District, Democrats who filed as Friday included Mark MacKenzie, Chris Pappas, Naomi Andrews and William Martin. Republicans include Andy Martin and Michael Callis. Incumbent Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter is stepping down.

In the 2nd District, Republicans Robert Burns, Stewart Levenson, Jay Mercer and Steven Negron filed. Libertarian candidate Tom Alciere also filed. Democratic Rep. Annie Kuster plans to seek re-election.

The state primary election is Sept. 11.

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