LOCAL PRESS REPORTS NEW HAMPSHIRE POLITICAL EXPERTS TELL PORTSMOUTH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE THEY PREDICT 'GUINTA WILL DEFEAT SHEA-PORTER' ON ELECTION DAY
(Manchester – November 1, 2012) In case you missed it, the momentum for Team Guinta continued today. As reported by the Portsmouth Patch, there was a meeting of the Greater Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce this morning to discuss the upcoming election. At it, three of the state’s “foremost political experts” made the prediction that “U.S. Rep. Frank Guinta, R-NH, will defeat Democrat First Congressional candidate Carol Shea-Porter” on Election Day.
WMUR political analyst and author of WMUR Political Scoop James Pindell moderated the three-member panel that was reported by the press to included himself, former Portsmouth Mayor Steve Marchand and Republican analyst Alicia Preston.
The full article in the Portsmouth Patch can be read here: http://portsmouth-nh.patch.com/articles/chamber-panel-obama-romney-race-a-toss-up
This follows a prediction from Larry Sabato who moved NH-01 from ‘toss-up’ to ‘leans GOP’ last week in an article stating his prediction that Republicans will maintain control of the House of Representatives. It also follows the most recent UNH poll that showed Guinta leading Shea-Porter in the race for Congress in NH-01.