Coos County District 1 (January 23, 2024)

The Governor and Executive Council, at their meeting held on October 4, 2023, approved the Precept to hold a SPECIAL ELECTION for State Representative from Coos County District 1 (Dalton, Lancaster, Northumberland, Stratford)

Filing Period: October 9-13, 2023.  Candidates may file with the Town Clerk on Monday October 9th or Tuesday October 10th ONLY during normal business hours OR candidates may file with the Secretary of State on any day Monday - Friday.

Primary Election: December 5, 2023

Special Election: January 23, 2024



  • Cathleen A. Fountain, Dalton (8 Rooney Rd) 03598   (Primary votes 103 - WINNER) (General Election votes 851)


  • Sean C. Durkin, Northumberland (32 Rae Rd) 03584 (Primary votes 122 - WINNER) 
                                                                                         (General Election votes 1289 - WINNER)
  • Pamela J. Kathan, Dalton (241 Harriman Rd) 03598  (Primary votes 57)

Representative elect Durkin was sworn into office by the Governor and Executive Council on January 31, 2024.

Reporting Requirements:  Reports may be filed by paper OR registration for filing purposes can be made on the Campaign Finance System (CFS)  at 

Campaign Finance Reporting Dates for the Primary:  November 15, 2023; November 29, 2023; and December 13, 2023 

Campaign Finance Forms for the Primary  Candidates  |  Committees


Campaign Finance Reporting Dates for the General:  January 3, 2024; January 17, 2024; and January 31, 2024

Campaign Finance Forms for the General  Candidates  |  Committees