12-05-2016, 12:57 PM
While it is true that New Hampshire voters sent the worst people in New Hampshire to live in a swamp, this was a Republican wave year for New Hampshire state and county based positions.
2016 New Hampshire County Office Election Results
Many people are aware that the voters just elected Republicans to control the entire state government from the governor and executive council, to the New Hampshire Senate and the New Hampshire House. However, it is county offices that really show how dominate Republicans were in winning control of the New Hampshire government. 87% of the county offices with a Republican candidate went to the Republican candidate. Only 40% of the county offices with a Democratic candidate went to the Democratic candidate.
Republicans won 71% of the 73 county office positions up for election in 2016. Democrats only won 29%.
52 out of the 60 Republicans that ran were elected. 21 out of the 52 Democrats that ran were elected.