Former state Sen. Merrill files for House seat
DURHAM - After a brief hiatus from elective politics, former Democratic state Sen. Amanda Merrill of Durham is running for a seat in the New Hampshire House.
Merrill filed on Wednesday for the Strafford County District 6 seat vacated by Phil Ginsberg, who has moved out of the district, according to the state Democratic Party.
District 6 includes Durham and Madbury. The primary election is scheduled for Dec. 17 with the final special election slated for Feb. 4. However, under state law, if no more than one candidate per party files to run, the final election will take place on Dec. 17...