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US House NH District 1

The U.S. representative for New Hampshire's 1st District serves the interests of that district's residents as federal laws are made in Congress in Washington, D.C. He or she is elected by the voters of that district every two years on the first Tuesday in November. Candidates for that November election are chosen by political parties through a primary election earlier in the year, the date of which can vary. 

Number of seats: 1
Who Is Represented

Represents the southeastern part of New Hampshire. The district consists of three general areas: Greater Manchester, the Seacoast and the Lakes Region.

2022 US House Primary

Voting Date:

Julian Acciard
Julian Acciard   
Republican

United States Marine Corps military policeman; DOD contractor, Pease Air National Guard Base; regional manager, commercial cleaning company (family business)

Tim Baxter
Tim Baxter   
Republican

Representative, NH House of Representatives (2020 - present); small business owner

Robert Burns   
Republican

Hillsborough County Deputy Treasurer; owner, Burns Automation; Manchester Selectman; National Youth Coalition Chair, Donald Trump for President

Gail Huff Brown
Gail Huff Brown   
Republican

30-year television reporter; realtor

Karoline Leavitt
Karoline Leavitt   
Republican

Director of Communications, U.S. House of Representatives (2021-present); Assistant Press Secretary, Executive Office of the President (May 2020 - January 2021); Presidential Writer, Executive Office of the President (2019 - January 2021); Producer, WMUR (2016 - 2019)

Matt Mowers   
Republican

President, Matt Mowers, LLC (2019 - present); Chief of Staff & Chief Policy Officer (S/GAC), U.S. Department of State (2017 - 2019); National Field Coordinator and Battleground States Director (2016); Senior Aide, former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

Christopher Pappas  (incumbent)
Democrat

Representative, U.S. House of Representatives (2018 - present); Executive Councilor (2012 - 2018); Representative, NH House of Representatives (2002 - 2006); Co-Owner, Puritan Backroom Restaurant; Treasurer, Hillsborough County

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