New Dem Sworn In, 2 More Special Elections OK’d for Almost Evenly Divided House

Gov. Chris Sununu swore in a new Democratic state Representative Wednesday and the Executive Council authorized special elections to fill two vacancies in Coos County Districts 1 and 6 as the Democrats now press Republican leadership to explain how long they knew former House Republican Troy Merner, R-Lancaster was in violation by living and voting outside his district.