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Concord - The New Hampshire Republican State Committee today launched an online petition in support of efforts led by Senator Sharon Carson (R-Londonderry) to reform longstanding issues with New Hampshire election law. Senate Bill 179 clarifies the definition of domicile to include a thirty day residency requirement before individuals can vote in New Hampshire.


"People who vote in New Hampshire should live in New Hampshire," said NHGOP Chairman Jennifer Horn. "This petition is an effort to educate the public on the importance of election law and to gather support for the passage of this critical legislation. Governor Hassan and her Democratic colleagues should rise above political partisanship and support this commonsense legislation to ensure the integrity of our elections."


Recently, Secretary of State Bill Gardner stated that New Hampshire has "drive-by voting" and that he has witnessed fraud personally. Senator Carson worked with Secretary of State Gardner on the bill's language to ensure that it does not infringe on any individual's right to vote. SB 179 passed the Senate and is currently being debated in the House.


The online petition urging passage of SB 179 can be found here or by visiting





Concord - The New Hampshire Republican State Committee announced today an initial round of sponsors of the First In The Nation Republican Leadership Summit, a kickoff event of the 2016 political primary season expected to draw nineteen potential presidential candidates and hundreds of attendees. The New Hampshire Republican Leadership Summit will be held on April 17th and 18th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nashua.


"The New Hampshire Republican Party is grateful for the strong support of our sponsors and thanks them for their dedication to Republican victories in 2015 and 2016," said NHGOP Chairman Jennifer Horn. "Sponsorships for this event ensure that we will have the resources needed to build a strong grassroots organization and compete with the Democrats' political machine."


Further sponsors will be announced in the days to come. Updates to the list of sponsors can be found here.


Platinum Level Sponsors ($10,000)


Amb. Joseph & Augusta Petrone

Amb. Paul & Renee Speltz

Dennis Michael Lynch

Independent Journal Review

John Bolton PAC

Leadership Matters for America

Michael & Cheryl Rolland


Right to Rise

Run Ben Run

Walt & Judy Havenstein


Gold Level Sponsors ($5,000)


Betsy McCaughey, Ph.D

Causeway Solutions

Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions

Growth PAC

Turning Point USA


Silver Level Sponsors ($1,000-$2,500)


Amb. H. Russell Taub


Elevare Communications

SCM Associates Inc.

Senator Chuck Morse

Talient Action Group


Event/Booth Sponsors ($500)


College Republican National Committee

Connecticut Republican Party

Fix the Debt Coalition

Independent Women's Network

New England College

NH Energy Forum

NH Rebellion

NH Young Republicans

Patriot Voices

Pennsylvania Republican Party

Rick PAC





Concord - New Hampshire Republican State Committee Chairman Jennifer Horn today called on Senator Jeanne Shaheen to donate all of the tainted campaign contributions she received from disgraced Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) to charity. Buzzfeed today reported that Shaheen is refusing to give up the donations and will only commit to holding them pending the outcome of his trial. Democratic Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) have decided to give up the donations immediately:

"Senator Klobuchar and Senator Bennet made the right decision to get rid of disgraced Senator Bob Menendez's tainted contributions. Senator Shaheen has no good reason to continue to hold on to Menedez's dirty money, and she needs to follow the lead of her senate colleagues and get rid of it immediately," said NHGOP Chairman Jennifer Horn. "Senator Shaheen's continued unwillingness to purge these tainted donations from her campaign coffers raises serious questions about her commitment to integrity and ethics in government."

In 2008, then-candidate Shaheen called on Senator John Sununu to return campaign donations from Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK) after he was indicted, but before his trial. 

"Senator Shaheen demanded that Senator Sununu return campaign contributions from indicted Senator Ted Stevens but won't return her own donations from indicted Senator Bob Menendez. Granite Staters are smart enough to realize that she is a dishonest hypocrite who holds herself to a different standard than she holds others." 


NH GOP - Chris Christie: Ready to Lead? 


In just two weeks, we have the opportunity to demonstrate the strength of our party and make clear that Republicans are ready to lead our country in a new direction. Grassroots activists from across New Hampshire will be gathering at the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit on April 17-18 to hear conservative leaders share their ideas for the future after years of weak and ineffective leadership in the White House. 

Like you, I respect a leader who has the fortitude to make the hard choices -- especially those who can put what's best for our long-term interests ahead of what is politically expedient. I will be attending the summit to share my vision for a stronger America, an America where our leaders are focused on creating opportunities for every citizen to succeed and make tough decisions in order to get our country back on the right track to create a growing national economy.

If you have not already registered for the New Hampshire Republican State Committee's First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit, you can click here for more information and to register.

There are many important issues in the Granite State, and I look forward to seeing you on April 17th at the Crowne Plaza in Nashua so I can answer your questions and discuss our shared goal of a future filled with better opportunities for our children and grandchildren.


Chris Christie
Governor of New Jersey


Call Follows Sen. Klobuchar's Decision To Return Disgraced New Jersey Senator's Contributions


Concord - The New Hampshire Republican State Committee today called on Senator Jeanne Shaheen to return donations from disgraced New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez. Menendez, who donated $7,500 to Shaheen through his New Millennium PAC, was indicted yesterday on bribery charges in what prosecutors called a scheme to trade political favors for luxury vacations, golf outings and expensive flights (New York Times, 4/1/15). Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) announced last night that she would voluntarily return all contributions from Menendez and his leadership PAC (USA Today4/2/15).


"Granite Staters expect their elected officials to stand up for integrity and high ethical standards in government. The criminal corruption charges that have been brought against Senator Menendez are extremely troubling, and it's time for Senator Shaheen to distance herself from her disgraced Democrat colleague by returning his tainted campaign donations," said NHGOP Chairman Jennifer Horn. "Senator Amy Klobuchar made the right decision to return her tainted contributions. It's time for Senator Shaheen to follow her lead and immediately dump her dirty Menendez money."


In 2013, WMUR reported that Senator Menendez personally sent an email to his list of supporters asking them to donate money to Shaheen's reelection campaign.