Portsmouth Election Coverage
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PORTSMOUTH — It was a big night for Portsmouth Democrats on Tuesday. more
PORTSMOUTH — An “electrical burning smell” forced the evacuation of the Portsmouth High School polling site shortly after 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, forcing scrambling poll workers to … more
PORTSMOUTH — Voters will have plenty of choices when they head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 6. more
As humorist Will Rogers once said, “Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated.” That's as true today as it was then, and with the election right … more
PORTSMOUTH — We recently asked the 15 candidates for Portsmouth Town Council for their opinion on how to relieve the tax burden for residential property owners. more
PORTSMOUTH — We recently asked the 15 candidates running for Portsmouth Town Council the following question: “There’s been a lot of talk in recent years about the over-reliance … more
Independent Douglas Gablinske and Democrat Susan Donovan squared off in a public forum Tuesday night in Bristol, one week before voters decide who will earn a seat in the House of Representatives, … more
PORTSMOUTH — Candidates for two local General Assembly seats sounded off on everything from the line-item veto to immigration legislation during a forum hosted by the League of Women … more
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