Carol Shea-Porter

Carol Shea-Porter

Carol Shea-Porter

Biography

Carol Shea-Porter (D)
New Hampshire - 1st District
About the Candidate
Carol Shea-Porter formerly served as U.S. Representative for New Hampshire’s 1st District, representing the southeastern part of the state including Manchester. She served two terms before being defeated by former Manchester Mayor Frank Guinta in 2010. She was the first woman from New Hampshire elected to Congress.

While in Congress, Carol served on the Committees on Armed Services, Education and Labor, and Natural Resources. Dedicated to developing a clean, renewable energy policy, Carol worked to continue emissions trading measures in New Hampshire. She is active in veterans’ issues and was a lead co-sponsor of a bill to protect U.S. troops from the disposal of toxic waste in open burn pits.

Carol began her career as a social worker and worked as a volunteer relief worker in New Orleans after the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina. She was originally motivated to run for Congress after witnessing the federal government’s slow response to the disaster. Carol earned a bachelor’s degree in social services and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of New Hampshire.

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Primary Location

Washington, DC, United States

Birthday

12/02/1952 - New York City, NY

Age

68

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Legislative Director at Office of the Representative from New Hampshire's 1st District, Carol Shea-Porter

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District Director at Office of the Representative from New Hampshire's 1st District, Carol Shea-Porter

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Former Legislative Director at Office of the Representative from New Hampshire's 1st District, Carol Shea-Porter

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Education
M.P.A.
Class of 1979

UNH is a vibrant place: a land-, sea-, and space-grant university located in Durham, N.H., Concord, N.H. and Manchester, NH.

Attendee
Class of 1971
Political Donations Received
$100
2020
$100
2020
$250
2020
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