New Hampshire’s 1st District has been the most swing seat in the country. The electorate here has defeated the sitting incumbent in every election since 2009. Now, as an open seat, the New Hampshire-based American Research Group (9/21-26; 400 NH-1 registered voters) reports ballot test data that gives the new Democratic nominee a 22-point lead. According to this poll, Executive Councilor Chris Pappas (D) leads former South Hampton Police Chief Eddie Edwards (R) by a whopping 55-33% margin. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (D-Rochester) is retiring.
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