Statewide Analysis

Presidential:
One of the last states to have its votes for the Electoral College was New Hampshire.  Hillary Clinton won New Hampshire's four electoral votes by just under 3,000 votes.  The state was a target of both Presidential candidates and they both had won New Hampshire during their respective primaries.  

Senate:
Incumbent Senator Kelly Ayotte (R) conceded the race to Governor Maggie Hassan (D).

House:
Former Representative Carol Shea-Porter won back her old seat after defeating incumbent Representative Frank Guinta (R).

Governor:
Chris Sununu (R) defeated Colin Van Ostern (D) to become New Hampshire's next governor.  Sununu is the first Republican governor of New Hampshire since 2002 and follows in his father's footsteps who was governor of the state in the 1980s.  Sununu also become the country's youngest governor at age 42.  

Other Notable Election Results:
New Hampshire is home to the largest House of Representatives in the country and the results for the 400 member chamber are still pending.  The New Hampshire State Senate saw the Republicans add to their majority by picking up one seat and the Republican majority will be 14 seats to the Democrats 10.  


 

Race by Race Details

New Hampshire Senate
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/15/2016 3:28:48 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Kelly Ayotte (Republican Party)  47.9%
Brian Chabot (Libertarian Party)  1.8%
Aaron Day (Independent)  2.4%
Maggie Hassan (Democratic Party)  48.0% Winner
John Riggieri (Independent)   
New Hampshire has been called by the Secretary of State in New Hampshire declaring Governor Maggie Hassan (D) the winner. Incumbent Senator Kelly Ayotte (R) conceded the race to Hassan. This had been one of the most contested Senate seats in not only this election cycle, but in history. The seat is only one of two pick ups that Democrats made in a year that they were favored to win the Senate majority. New Hampshire continued its electoral history of not only voting a single ticket for President and Senate, but also for voting out incumbents.

New Hampshire Congressional District 01
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/15/2016 3:59:19 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Frank Guinta (Republican Party)  42.9%
Brendan Kelly (Independent)  1.7%
Robert Lombardo (Libertarian Party)  1.9%
Shawn O'Connor (Independent)  9.5%
Carol Shea-Porter (Democratic Party)  44.2% Winner
Former Representative Carol Shea-Porter won back her old seat after defeating incumbent Representative Frank Guinta (R). Guinta survived a close primary, but ultimately could not overcome a Democratic slant in New Hampshire this year to win re-election. Throughout this election year Guinta's campaign was fighting back against ethics allegations that had come from his 2014 election.

New Hampshire Congressional District 02
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/10/2016 9:58:02 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
John Babiarz (Independent)  4.8%
Ann Kuster (Democratic Party)  49.8% Winner
James Lawrence (Republican Party)  45.4%

*The analysis on this page is provided by the Business-Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC). BIPAC is an independent, bipartisan organization, that is supported by several hundred of the nation's leading businesses and trade associations. The views expressed in this analysis do not necessarily represent the views of our organization.