CONCORD, N.H.—New Hampshire’s newly elected House Democrats plan to meet Saturday to pick their leader for the next two years.
Democrats will nominate a candidate for speaker but have only 103 of the 400 House seats to back their choice. Traditionally the new speaker recognizes the minority party’s choice as its leader.
House Republicans meet on Nov. 18 to nominate a speaker candidate.
The 19 Senate Republicans have already chosen Milford Republican Peter Bragdon to preside over the Senate. The five Democrats have not picked their leader.
The Legislature meets Dec. 1 to organize and formally elect leaders.
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