Pappas, Edwards Advance in NH-01

In NH-02, Ann McLane Kuster will face Steve Negron.

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Ally Mutnick
Sept. 12, 2018, 10:07 a.m.

New Hampshire hosted the last major congressional primary on Tuesday. November's battleground match-ups are now finalized.

NH-01: Executive Councillor Chris Pappas (D) beat Marine veteran Maura Sullivan (D) and will face former South Hampton Police Chief Eddie Edwards (R) will face off in the race to succeed Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (D).

With 98 percent of precincts reporting, Pappas notched 42 percent of the vote to Sullivan's 31 percent. Levi Sanders took seventh place with less than 2 percent of the vote. On the GOP side, Edwards holds a 6-point lead over state Sen. Andy Sanborn (R).

NH-02: State Rep. Steve Negron (R) narrowly beat VA whistleblower Stewart Levenson (R) for the right to face Rep. Ann McLane Kuster (D). (AP)

After the primaries, Cook Political Report moved ratings in both districts toward Democrats. NH-01 is now "Likely Democratic" and NH-02 is "Solid Democratic."


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