FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 30, 2018
Concord, NH - Last evening, during a candidate forum, state senate candidate Jon Morgan raised suspicion that he does not meet the residency threshold articulated in the constitutionally-mandated requirement of seven years.
“Jon Morgan needs to come clean and prove why he meets the domicile requirement to serve as a state senator,” said Wayne MacDonald, chairman of the New Hampshire Republican State Committee. “Morgan did not buy his residence in Brentwood until the Summer of 2012 and remained on the voter rolls in Virginia through 2012. He did not vote in any election from 2009 through 2012. He owes the voters a clear explanation and the utter truth. His pattern of absences, disrespect and lack of diligence for fulfilling his responsibilities as a local official is troubling, but the brazenness and deception of trying to mislead the voters in this manner is unacceptable. It shows a lack of respect for the people of New Hampshire and the institution that he seeks to serve.”
Jon Morgan moved into New Hampshire in June of 2012.
Previously, Jon Morgan remained on the Commonwealth of Virginia voter rolls throughout 2012; as a resident of 1517 28th St. S, Apt 2, Arlington, VA.
Morgan voted in the 2006 and 2008 general elections in Virginia. Morgan voted in the 2012 general election in his new residence of New Hampshire.
1) Morgan moved back into New Hampshire when he bought his principal residence on June 4, 2012
a. Source: Rockingham County real estate transfers since 2009, Seacoastonline.com,http://www.seacoastonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=PUBLICRECORDS07
2) A letter from a supporter in the Carriage Towne News confirms stated that he “grew up in Manchester and returned to New Hampshire in 2012 with his wife Katie”.
i. source: “Cyber Security Talk”, Carriage Towne News, February 1, 2018
3) Mr. Morgan voted in the 2012 General Election (November 2012) in New Hampshire, in Brentwood
a. Mr. Morgan did not vote in 2012 state primary in New Hampshire
b. Mr. Morgan did not vote in 2012 presidential primary in New Hampshire
c. Nor, did Mr. Morgan vote in any of the 2010 elections in New Hampshire, for he was registered to vote in the Commonwealth of Virginia