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Jan 19, 2016 1:40 PM

NH forum for lesser-known candidates running for president Tuesday (Sorry, no Vermin Supreme)


With its first in the nation status, New Hampshire sees a large number of presidential candidates leading up to the primary.

While many of the names are well-known in most households - Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush just to name a few - there are also many lesser-known candidates.

Some of these candidates will be in the spotlight tonight at the Lesser-Known Candidate Forum at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics.

The forum starts at 6 p.m. and is in the auditorium at the Institute at St. Anselm's College. Each of the candidates will have a chance to make an opening statement and answer questions from a panel.

The forum has taken place since 1972.

Here's a list of tonight's participants:


Jon Adams, New York, N.Y.

Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente, San Diego, Calif.

Eric Elbot, Groton, Mass.

Bill French, Middleburg, Pa.

Mark Stewart Greenstein, Newington, Conn.

Henry Hewes, New York, N.Y.

Brock C. Hutton, Linthicum, Md.

Lloyd Kelso, Gastonia, N.C.

Steven Roy Lipscomb, Santa Fe, N.M.

Robert Lovitt, Fort Knox, Ky.

William H. McGaughey Jr., Minneapolis, Minn.

Raymond Michael Moroz, Rensselaer, N.Y.

Edward T. O’Donnell Jr., Bridgeport, Pa.

Graham Schwass, Haverhill, Mass.

Sam Sloan, Bronx, N.Y.

Edward Sonnino, New York, N.Y.

Michael A. Steinberg, Tampa, Fla.

David John Thistle, Mechanicville, N.Y.

Richard Lyons Weil, Fort Collins, Colo.

John Wolfe, Chattanooga, Tenn.


Tim Cook, Browns Summit, N.C.

Richard P.H. Witz, Spencer, Mass.

Joe Robinson, Boston, Mass.

Robert L. Mann, New Albany, Ind.

Andy Martin, Manchester.

Stephen John McCarthy, Fairborn, Ohio.

Walter N. Iwachiw, Sunnyside, N.Y.

Matt Drozd, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Stephen B. Comley Sr., Rowley, Mass.


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