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Democrat Maggie Hassan wins N.H. governor’s race

CONCORD, N.H. — Former state Senate majority leader Maggie Hassan will keep New Hampshire’s governor’s seat in Democratic control after she beat Republican Ovide Lamontagne, an opponent she said was too extreme for the state.

With Tuesday’s win, Hassan is in line to succeed John Lynch, the governor since 2005 who served four two-year terms and is retiring.

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