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Hanover Democrat to Run for Upper Valley Senate Seat

  • Martha Hennessey is a candidate for the Senate District 5 seat. (Jon Gilbert Fox photograph)

Published: 5/5/2016 4:27:58 PM
Modified: 5/5/2016 6:41:58 PM

A Hanover Democrat says she plans to run for the open District 5 New Hampshire Senate seat that stretches from Lyme to Charlestown.

State Rep. Martha Hennessey, a first-term lawmaker, plans to run for the seat now held by state Sen. David Pierce, D-Lebanon.

Pierce yesterday said he is stepping down for family reasons.

For more information on possible candidates in the heavily Democratic district, which includes Hanover, Lebanon and Claremont, see an upcoming Valley News. 

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