Granite Reports: As GOP split over Speaker’s election widens, Horn getting broad support for reelection bid
Dec13

Granite Reports: As GOP split over Speaker’s election widens, Horn getting broad support for reelection bid

SATURDAY, DEC. 13: THE MELODRAMA CONTINUES. The New Hampshire Republican Party melodrama over Shawn Jasper’s rise to Speaker of the House with the support of a 159 Democrats is expected to be renewed on Monday night as the party executive committee meets privately to consider resolutions condemning his election.   As we reported on Dec. 5, state GOP Chair Jennifer Horn told the executive committee that at the meeting, she will...

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Updated: Guinta, Morse endorse Horn for NHGOP chair
Dec12

Updated: Guinta, Morse endorse Horn for NHGOP chair

FRIDAY, DEC. 12: U.S. Rep.-elect Frank Guinta tonight has added his endorsement of Jennifer Horn’s bid for reelection as NHGOP chairman.   In a statement released Friday evening, Guinta said: “I am honored to endorse Jennifer Horn today for a second term as Chairman of the Republican Party. Along with her team, Jennifer helped in our victory in the first district, regain control in the state House and the Executive...

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NHGOP to meet Jan. 10 to elect officers; Horn expected to seek 2nd term
Dec10

NHGOP to meet Jan. 10 to elect officers; Horn expected to seek 2nd term

The Republican State Committee has scheduled its annual meeting for Saturday, Jan. 10, at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, with the top order of business electing officers for the next two years.   Current state GOP Chair Jennifer Horn is widely expected to run for a second term, although she has yet to announce and there is no definitive timetable for an announcement. If she runs and wins, she would be the first NHGOP chair to...

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3 Granite Staters among 150 RNC members supporting Priebus reelection
Dec09

3 Granite Staters among 150 RNC members supporting Priebus reelection

All three New Hampshire representatives on the Republican National Committee were among 150 RNC members nationally to back a third term for national committee chair Reince Priebus today.   NHGOP chair Jennifer Horn and RNC members Steve Duprey and Juliana Bergeron were on the email blasted by Priebus announcing his reelection bid. There are 168 members of the RNC, and 150 have backed Priebus.   If he wins when the vote is...

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Granite Reports: How are Bill, Jennifer, Kelly — and Chris — doing?
Dec06

Granite Reports: How are Bill, Jennifer, Kelly — and Chris — doing?

“HOW AM I DOING?” the late New York City Mayor Ed Koch used to say.   Well, let’s take a look at how some of the key players in New Hampshire politics are doing today.   WAS THIS REALLY NECESSARY? That’s the big question underlying the entire “As the NHGOP Turns” soap opera this week.   Bill O’Brien and his supporters had spent two weeks portraying him and his presumptive upcoming term as Speaker of the New Hampshire...

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