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These objective, nonpartisan measures are used to show this legislator's activities at the Statehouse in 2023. The measures are not intended to present a ranking or rating of any kind. Average is that of all state elected officials in this chamber. Gov. Sununu is still in the process of signing and vetoing 2023 bills, so the number of prime sponsored bills that became law may increase.

Session days attended
100% Present
Average 99%
Party unity score/partisanship
100% With Party
Average 97%
Participated in official roll call votes
100% Roll Call Votes
Average 99%
Bills sponsored (as prime sponsor)
6 Prime Sponsored Bills
Average 11
Prime sponsored bills that became law
1 Became Law
Average 5

Voting Record

CACR 24 (2024)

Constitutional amendment creating "an individual's right to personal reproductive autonomy."

HB 1205 (2024)

Prohibits anyone with the reproductive biology and genetics of a male at birth from participating on school sports teams designated for females. As introduced, this bill covered K-12 schools as well as the university and community college system. The House amended the bill so that it only applies to middle and high schools.

HB 2 (2023)

State budget bill (part 2). The governor presented his proposal for the next state budget February 14. The House and Senate both made changes to that proposal. Click here to read a summary of the 2023 budget process.

HB 224 (2023)

Repeals the civil and criminal penalties for health care providers who violate the state's ban on abortion after 24 weeks.

HB 367 (2023)

Increases the maximum household income limit for participation in the Education Freedom Account program, from 300% to 500% of the federal poverty guidelines. The Education Freedom Account program allows families to spend the state's per-pupil share of education funding on private or home school expenses.

The House amended the bill to only increase the income limit to 350% of the federal poverty guidelines.

HB 619 (2023)

Prohibits gender transition care for minors under age 18. This bill also prohibits teaching about gender identity in public schools (with an exception for high school psychology courses), requires schools to use the name and gender that students are enrolled as, prohibits students from participating on sports teams that do not correspond to their biological sex at birth, and requires students to use the bathroom that corresponds with their biological sex at birth.

HB 624 (2023)

Requires state and local law enforcement to notify the public before an immigration checkpoint.

HB 639 (2023)

Legalizes marijuana for adults over age twenty-one. The bill allows limited home-growing of marijuana. A new Cannabis Commission would oversee licensing and regulations related to the manufacture, testing, and sale of legal marijuana. Cannabis sales would be taxed under the Meals and Rooms tax system. Alternative Treatment Centers, which currently serve the state's medical marijuana patients, would be allowed to apply for a "dual use certificate" that allows them to participate in recreational marijuana business. Towns could limit marijuana businesses.

SB 104 (2023)

Establishes regulations for online gambling, with the proceeds going to a new community college scholarship fund.

SB 117 (2023)

Changes the definition of "child" in the law about negligent storage of firearms, raising the age to anyone under age 18.

SB 144 (2023)

Gradually increases the minimum wage to $15 per hour by July 1, 2024.

SB 220 (2023)

Allows any voter to vote by absentee ballot, whether or not he or she will actually be absent on election day. The bill also allows partial processing of absentee ballots prior to Election Day.

SB 263 (2023)

Permanently reauthorizes the New Hampshire Granite Advantage Health Care Program, commonly known as expanded Medicaid. Previous law ended the program on December 31, 2023. This bill also reestablishes and revises the commission to evaluate the New Hampshire Granite Advantage Health Care Program, commonly known as expanded Medicaid.

SB 272 (2023)

Establishes a parental bill of rights in education. Some of the parental rights in this bill include:
"The right to access and review all medical records of a child maintained by a school or school personnel"
"The right to inquire of the school or school personnel and to be truthfully and completely informed if the child is being identified or referred to by school district staff, as being of a gender other than that of which the child was identified or referred when enrolled"

SB 308 (2024)

Increases the minimum wage to $12 per hour in 2024 and $15 per hour in 2025.

SB 360 (2024)

Establishes a procedure for issuing extreme risk protection orders to protect against persons who pose an immediate risk of harm to themselves or others. Family, household members, and law enforcement could petition the court for an order. An extreme risk protection order would restrict a person's access to firearms, and is also known as a "red flag law."

SB 415 (2024)

Sets a mandatory minimum sentence for supplying fentanyl. The minimum starts at three years and six months for 5 grams of fentanyl, and goes up for higher quantities.

SB 461 (2024)

Repeals a line in the law against abortion after 24 weeks that states, "Nothing in this subdivision shall be construed as creating or recognizing a right to abortion."

The Senate rewrote the bill. The new bill requires any health care provider who performs an abortion to report information including:

SB 536 (2024)

Allows any voter to register and vote by absentee ballot, whether or not he or she will actually be absent on election day.

Position on Issues

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should NH add a broad-based sales tax?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should NH add an income tax on earned income?

"Against"

Voting Record, 2019

Voted for SB 135 and SB 301, both bills that would postpone business tax cuts.

Voting Record, 2023

Sen. Chandley voted against part of HB 2 (2023) that would have eliminated the Interest and Dividends tax. Sen. Chandley also voted to consider a bill that would have stopped the phase-out of the Interest and Dividends tax at 4%, SB 261 (2023).

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire add a tax credit for businesses that contribute to student loan repayment for employees?

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire raise the minimum wage?

"I believe in building the strongest workforce for New Hampshire as possible and one way of doing so is ensuring a higher minimum wage for Granite Staters."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2023

Should the state do more to encourage municipalities to remove zoning barriers to housing development?

Sen. Chandley voted for SB 145, a 2023 bill to establish a New Hampshire Housing Champion Designation Program. Generally speaking, cities and towns that adopt land use regulations, water infrastructure, public transportation, and other programs that promote the development of workforce housing would have preferential access to state funds.

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should the state permanently increase how much tax revenue it shares with towns and cities every year, beyond public school funding?

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Do you support the state’s current system of public school funding, with each district’s total funding primarily dependent on local property tax revenue?

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Do you support the “Education Freedom Account” program, which gives students access to the per-pupil share of state school funding to spend on private school or home school expenses?

"This program, originally slated for $129,000 has cost New Hampshire residents almost $15 million dollars this year alone."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Do you support the state law that bans teaching certain concepts, such as the idea that people may be "inherently racist, sexist, or oppressive, whether consciously or unconsciously"?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire ban discussions about sexual orientation and gender identity in grades K-3?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire repeal the ban on abortion after 24 weeks gestation?

"Personal and private medical decisions should be made by patients in consultation with medical providers and trusted loved ones."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire guarantee the right to access abortion before 24 weeks?

"Personal and private medical decisions should be made by patients in consultation with medical providers and trusted loved ones."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire ban abortions during the second trimester (e.g. after 15 weeks gestation)?

"Personal and private medical decisions should be made by patients in consultation with medical providers and trusted loved ones."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire ban abortions during the first trimester (e.g. after 6 weeks gestation)?

"Personal and private medical decisions should be made by patients in consultation with medical providers and trusted loved ones."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire legalize the recreational use of marijuana by allowing home-growing and private use without sales?

"I support the legalization of adult-use cannabis in the state of New Hampshire. The outlets through which cannabis is cultivated and distributed must be considered through future legislation."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire legalize the recreational use of marijuana by licensing growers and private retail locations?

"I support the legalization of adult-use cannabis in the state of New Hampshire. The outlets through which cannabis is cultivated and distributed must be considered through future legislation."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire legalize the recreational use of marijuana by establishing state-run cannabis stores?

"I support the legalization of adult-use cannabis in the state of New Hampshire. The outlets through which cannabis is cultivated and distributed must be considered through future legislation."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should NH pass stricter gun control laws?

"I believe that New Hampshire should act to reduce gun violence."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire extend the renewable portfolio standard past 2025, requiring public utilities to obtain more than 25% of electricity from renewable energy sources?

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire government do more to address climate change?

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire add a fee or mileage charge for electric vehicle owners to help pay for transportation and/or electric infrastructure?

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Do you support the option of mail-in ballots for all voters, not just absentees?

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Do you support giving voters who register without ID on Election Day a ballot that only counts if they return identifying documents to the state before a deadline?
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