UPDATE: Maggie Hassan has won the Democratic nomination for governor, and will compete with Lamontagne in the November general election.
Manchester Republican Ovide Lamontagne has won his party’s nomination for governor, beating rival Kevin Smith, who conceded the race shortly before 9:30 PM on Tuesday, Sept. 11.
At press time, the race for the Democratic nomination had not yet been called, although Maggie Hassan held a substantial lead over Jackie Cilley.
The winner of the Democratic primary will face off against Lamontagne to replace outgoing Gov. John Lynch.