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Meet The N.H. Gubernatorial Candidates

Jackie Cilley (D)

  • Age: 56
  • Hometown: Berlin, N.H.
  • Occupation: Owner of marketing firm Cilley and Associates, UNH Adjunct Professor at Whittemore School of Business and economics
  • Education: UNH, BA Psychology 1983 UNH, Wittemore School of Business and Economics, MBA 1985
  • Family: Married, 5 sons

Maggie Hassan (D)

  • Age: 54
  • Hometown: Exeter, N.H.
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Education:  B.A. from Brown University, JD from Northeastern School of Law
  • Family: Married, 2 children

Bill Kennedy (D)

  • Age: 53
  • Hometown: Danbury, N.H.
  • Occupation: Business owner operator; Air Force veteran
  • Education: BA, University of New Hampshire; MIA, Oklahoma University
  • Family: Married

Ovide Lamontagne (R)

  • Age: 53
  • Hometown: Manchester, N.H.
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Education: Catholic University of America
  • Family: Married, 2 children

Kevin Smith (R)

  • Age: 35
  • Hometown: Litchfield, N.H.
  • Occupation: President of Smith Enterprises, a government and public relations firm.
  • Education: BA in Communications UNH Manchester
  • Family: Married, 3 children

Robert Tarr (R)

  • Age: 43
  • Hometown: Manchester, N.H.
  • Occupation: Retail manager
  • Education: Noble High School, graduated with honors
  • Family: Widowed, 4 children

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