Sunday, June 8, 2008

From the Concord Monitor

Lauren Dorgin of the Concord Monitor writes in this morning's Capital Beat about Grant being the first person in the state of New Hampshire to file for office.

Republican Grant Bosse won the first race of the primary season - he snagged the first spot in line to sign up for the run early Wednesday morning.

The now-official congressional candidate woke up at 4:30 in Hillsboro and was at the State House by 6 a.m. at the Park Street entrance (those doors open first, he said).

"We figured if somebody beat me, they deserved it," Bosse said.

By 8 a.m., when the secretary of state's office opened, he was at the head of a line estimated at 15 strong.

"I wanted to show people that I'm going to work as hard as I can," said Bosse, who is expected to face Jennifer Horn, Bob Clegg and Jim Steiner in a face-off for the Republican nod to challenge Concord Democrat Paul Hodes.

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