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Final results: Summary results | Town resultsThe BasicsThe New Hampshire primary is a mainstay in American electoral politics. Every four years, voters gather to help determine the Republican and/or Democratic nominee for President. While the state only has 12 electoral votes in 2012 (normally it’s 24, but the Republican National Committee penalized the state party for moving up the event date), the primary’s position as one of the earliest contests gives the state out-sized influence over the nomination process.Only the Iowa caucuses come before New Hampshire’s primary. Traditionally, New Hampshire’s broad-based primary contest has been seen as a counter-weight to Iowa’s more drawn-out caucus process, which tends to draw a smaller core of party faithful. In the case of the 2012 Republican race, New Hampshire’s electorate is seen to represent the more libertarian-leaning, fiscally conservative wing of the party, while Iowa voters are seen as representing the socially conservative wing of the GOP base.N.H. Primary summary provided by StateImpact - NH reporter, Amanda Loder

How North Country Legislators Voted On No-Tax Amendment

Ten of sixteen North Country representatives – and Sen. John Gallus, a Republican from Berlin – voted in favor of letting New Hampshire voters decide whether to add a ban on personal income taxes to the state’s constitution.

As NHPR reported on the House and the Senate on Wednesday passed CACR-13, the proposed constitutional amendment. 

The House passed the measure by a vote of 256-110.  The Senate passed it 19-4.

It will be on the ballot in November.

Here are the North Country representatives who voted in favor of the bill:

* Lyle Bulis (Republican) of Littleton

* Duffy Daugherty (Republican) of Colebrook.

* Stephanie Eaton (Republican) of Littleton

* Edmond Gionet (Republican) of Lincoln.

* William Remick (Republican) of Lancaster

* Herb Richardson (Republican) of Lancaster

* Gregory Sorg (Republican) of Easton.

* Larry Rappaport (Republican) of Colebrook.

* John Tholl (Republican) of Whitefield

* Marc Tremblay (Republican) of Berlin

Here are the North Country representatives who voted against the bill:

* William Hatch (Democrat) of Gorham

* Evalyn Merrick (Democrat) of Lancaster

* Gary Coulombe (Democrat) of Berlin

* Kathleen Taylor (Democrat) of Franconia

* Yvonne Thomas (Democrat) of Berlin

* Robert Theberge (Democrat) of Berlin