New Hampshire

The New Hampshire House of Representatives is one of the biggest chambers in the country. In 2018, we helped Democrats flip the state House and state Senate. New Hampshire will remain an NDRC target in 2020 — we are targeting the gubernatorial race.

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Redistricting in New Hampshire

The following timeline is a high-level overview outlining major redistricting events and activity in the state of New Hampshire over the last 10 years.

2011

Census data delivered to New Hampshire.

2012

Republicans, controlling both houses in the state legislature, drew the state and congressional lines.

Democratic Governor John Lynch approved the state Senate and congressional maps – but vetoed the state House maps.

Republicans in the legislature overrode his veto.

2018

Democrats flipped the state Senate and the state House.

2019

Republican Governor Chris Sununu vetoed bipartisan legislation that would have created an independent redistricting commission to draw the state's legislative, congressional, and Executive Council district maps following the 2020 elections.

1 Know the Decision Makers

Both the congressional and state legislative lines are drawn by:

  • Governor
  • State Senate
  • State House

2 Know Your State Legislature

Projected state legislature make-up starting in 2019.

New Hampshire Lower Chamber
234

Democratic-held
seats

163

Republican-held
seats

3 Held by a third or unaffiliated party

8 Vacant seats

New Hampshire Upper Chamber
14

Democratic-held
seats

10

Republican-held
seats

Get Involved in New Hampshire Today

The fight to fix gerrymandering is right now—and we need your help in New Hampshire! Here’s what you can do: