The New Hampshire Presidential Primary
Centennial Anniversary Commission

The New Hampshire Presidential Primary Centennial Anniversary Commission was formed in July 2014 as a result of House Bill 1400, sponsored by Representative Terie Norelli, Representative Gene Chandler, Senator Chuck Morse, and Senator Sylvia Larsen. The Commission was designed to encourage and plan events celebrating the 100th anniversary of the New Hampshire primary.


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Influential Perspectives

“I made it very clear to the states that were crowding out New Hampshire that I was going to honor the tradition and the history of the first-in-the-nation primary…I think it has been an incredibly important part of the American political process.”
-President George W. Bush

In an ever-shifting political universe, New Hampshire voters remain a constant: always informed, invariably passionate and deeply demanding of the would-be presidents who seek their vote. This is politics as it was meant to be.”
-Jonathan Martin, Political Correspondent, The New York Times

The only way a candidate like me with no money gets any chance of being president is to go and meet the people of Iowa and New Hampshire, and that’s what I’ve done.”
-Governor Howard Dean