Cunningham Sweeps Four of Five Towns in Newport Area Election

In last week’s special election to fill a vacant NH House seat in Sullivan County District 2, Republican Steve Cunningham, Croydon, soundly defeated Arthur Jillette, Jr., the Democrat from Goshen.

Cunningham, who ran a highly visible, well-funded campaign, was sworn into office by Governor Lynch and Executive Council January 13. The vote count: Cunningham, 616. Jillette, 319.  The town by town breakdown looked like this:

ELECTION RESULTS Jillette, d Cunningham, r
Croydon 19 109
Goshen 77 50
Newport 138 327
Springfield 49 56
Washington 36 74
TOTALS 319 616

For other election reports visit: NH Secretary of State’s Office

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