Ovide Lamontagne Native & Resident Of Manchester | Ovide Lamontagne Potential Candidate For U.S | Separated By Hundreds Of Votes

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It could be several more hours until a winner is declared in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire.With about 50 percent of the votes totaled, former Attorney General Kelly Ayotte and lawyer Ovide Lamontagne were only separated by hundreds of votes.Ovide Lamontagne says he is proud of what his campaign accomplished, considering he trailed Ayotte by double digits in early polling, and was significantly outspent.Lamontagne says he is confident he will come out on top, but says he will support Ayotte if she wins, and she has promised to do the same.

Ovide M. Lamontagne is a native and resident of Manchester, where he practices law as a shareholder with the law firm of Devine, Millimet & Branch, P.A. Ovide is a 1975 graduate of Trinity High School. Following his graduation from The Catholic Universit.of America in 1979, Ovide taught high school social studies for three years before obtaining his law degree at the University of Wyoming College of Law in 1985. During his legal career, Ovide served as a law clerk to the Honorable James E. Barrett of the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and legal counsel for the New Hampshire State Senate during the 1991 Legislative Session. Ovide is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, the National Diocesan Attorneys’ Association, and the New Hampshire Judicial Council.

n an extraordinary move, the state Republican Party launched automated phone calls attacking O'Donnell in the campaign's final hours. The calls feature the voice of a woman who identified herself as Kristin Murray, O'Donnell's campaign manager in her 2008 unsuccessful Senate campaign, accusing the candidate of "living on campaign donations using them for rent and personal expenses, while leaving her workers unpaid and piling up thousands in debt."Biden resigned the seat in early 2009, shortly after being sworn in as vice president, and his successor, Democratic Sen. Ted Kaufman, pledged not to run for a full term.The GOP establishment confronted a possible second defeat in Delaware, where businesswoman Michelle Rollins trailed in a race for the nomination for the state's lone House seat in late returns. John Carney was unopposed for the Democratic nomination.

Ovide Lamontagne is a Manchester native and has been with the firm since 1986. He represents clients in complex business transactions and commercial litigation, specializing in the areas of healthcare, not-for-profit charitable trust litigation including representing religious organizations, and construction law. Ovide serves as general counsel to several not-for-profit organizations and is involved in many civic, charitable and political organizations and activities, and is one of the firm’s bilingual shareholders, with French being his second language.

Anthony Community Center Capital Campaign. He has served in a variety of roles with the Diocese of Manchester including as Chairman of the Diocesan School Board, member of the Corporate Campaign for NH Catholic Charities, the Catholic Lawyers’ Guild of New Hampshire and he is a member of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem. In 2007, Ovide received the Pope John Paul II Campus Ministry Center Award from Trinity High School.


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