ABC projects Democrat Hassan elected New Hampshire governor

Reuters News

11/6/2012 9:12:46 PM - Reuters News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - ABC projected that Democrat Margaret Wood Hassan won the New Hampshire gubernatorial race in Tuesday's election.

Hassan, a state Senator until 2010, is a lawyer. She defeated Republican Ovide Lamontagne, another lawyer, who has previously run unsuccessfully for U.S. Senate and for governor.

(Reporting By Mark Felsenthal)