Bob attended Bedford public schools and
graduated from Manchester High School West. In 2002 he earned a degree in Business Management from Keene State College. Bob has had a lifelong interest in New Hampshire Republican politics. From an
early age he attended legislative sessions in Concord with his mother, Rep. Leslie Burns, who served three terms as a New Hampshire State Representative from 1982 – 1988. Bob’s work with the 2008
Mike Huckabee presidential bid earned him an Alternate Delegate spot at the Republican Convention in St Paul MN. He is also actively involved in the New Hampshire Young
Republicans (NHYR) serving as their National Committeeman since 2008. Burns has received both National and Local Awards for his involvement with the Young Republicans. In 2010, he was presented with
the Gipper Award by Congressman Paul Ryan. The Gipper Award is given each year at the Annual Convention to an outstanding NHYR who has worked hard to spread the message of Ronald Reagan.
Bob Burns has been a New Hampshire citizen all his life. Born in Nashua NH and raised in Bedford NH,
he is a local business owner and Bedford resident. He is the current Hillsborough County Treasurer, a seat he won after beating incumbent Chris Pappas in 2010. Bob formerly held the position of
Selectman in the 12th ward of Manchester. He is also the Treasurer of the Bedford Republican Committee.