State Reps. Endorse Steve Marchand for US Senate

(PORTSMOUTH, NH)--Portsmouth Mayor and U.S. Senate candidate Steve Marchand today announced the public support of over 30 State Representatives.

"We are proud and grateful for the strong early support Mayor Marchand has received from some of New Hampshire's most impressive legislators," said Campaign Coordinator David Mason. "From his commitment to bringing our troops home from Iraq, to his record on holding the line on tax increases, to his work on environmental and energy issues, people across the state are responding to Mayor Marchand's record of leadership."

Representatives that have endorsed Steve Marchand include:

Hon. Jane Beaulieu (Manchester)
Hon. Catriona Beck (Bennington)
Hon. Roger Berube (Somersworth)
Hon. David Borden (New Castle)
Hon. Tom Buco (Conway)
Hon. Howard Cunningham (Ctr. Sandwich)
Hon. J. Timothy Dunn (Keene), Vice-Chair, Education Cmte.
Hon. Andrew Edwards (Nashua)
Hon. Peter Espiefs (Keene)
Hon. David Essex (Antrim), Vice-Chair, Environment & Agriculture Cmte.
Hon. Thomas Fargo (Dover)
Hon. Michael Farley (Manchester)
Hon. Eileen Flockhart (Exeter)
Hon. Otto Grote (Rye)
Hon. Jill Hammond (Peterborough)
Hon. Suzanne Harvey (Nashua), Vice-Chair, Science, Technology &
Energy Cmte.
Hon. Roland Hofemann (Dover)
Hon. Jean Jeudy (Manchester)
Hon. Stephen Johnson (Manchester)
Hon. George Katsiantonis (Manchester)
Hon. James Kennedy (Exeter)
Hon. Lily Mesa (Manchester)
Hon. Shawn Mickelonis (Rochester)
Hon. Maureen Nagle (Manchester)
Hon. Derek Owen (Hopkinton)
Hon. Laura Pantelakos (Portsmouth), Vice-Chair, Criminal Justice &
Public Safety Cmte.
Hon. James Powers (Portsmouth)
Hon. Barbara Richardson (Richmond), Vice-Chair, Children & Family Law
Hon. Timothy Robertson (Keene)
Hon. Barbara Shaw (Manchester)
Hon. Peter Solomon (Canaan)
Hon. James Splaine (Portsmouth)

The announcement follows last week's announcement of early support from such key leaders as State Senators Martha Fuller Clark and Maggie Hassan, Democratic National Committee Member Anita Freedman, and Merrimack County Democratic Chair Rob Werner.

Steve Marchand is the Mayor of Portsmouth, NH. He is former Northeast Director of the Concord Coaltion and Associate State Director of AARP New Hampshire. His campaign website is