or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Key Votes

HB 437 - Same-Sex Civil Unions - Key Vote

New Hampshire Key Votes

John Lynch signed this Legislation.

Read statements John Lynch made in this general time period.

Stages

Family

Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Same-Sex Civil Unions

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (14-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Same-Sex Civil Unions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill allowing civil unions between same-sex couples.

Highlights:
- Requires civil unions to follow the state's marriage laws, including requiring each person to be at least 18 years of age (sec 1). - Recognizes same-sex civil unions and marriages from other states as civil unions while the couples are in New Hampshire (sec 1). -Requires that civil unions must be dissolved following the state's divorce laws for marriages (sec 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (243-129) - (Key vote)

Title: Same-Sex Civil Unions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill allowing civil unions between same-sex couples.

Highlights:
- Requires civil unions to follow the state's marriage laws, including requiring each person to be at least 18 years of age (sec 1). - Recognizes same-sex civil unions and marriages from other states as civil unions while the couples are in New Hampshire (sec 1). -Requires that civil unions must be dissolved following the state's divorce laws for marriages (sec 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Same-Sex Civil Unions

Sponsors

  • James R. Splaine (NH - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Dana S. Hilliard (NH - D) (Out Of Office)
Back to top