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

67

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

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Legislative 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
Memberships
Member

Founded in 1916, the National Cooperative Business Association, the first national organization for cooperative businesses in the United States, was known as the Cooperative League of America until 1922 and as the Cooperative League of the USA (CLUSA) until 1985. Now known as the National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International, NCBA CLUSA provides cross-sector education, support, and advocacy that helps co-ops in the United States thrive. Throughout its nearly 100 year history NCBA CLUSA has consistently advanced and protected the cooperative enterprise model, highlighting the impact that cooperatives have in the economic success of communities around the world. NCBA CLUSA engages in cooperative and community development in 15 countries including the United States. Though NCBA CLUSA's name has changed over the years, its mission never has. For nearly 100 years, NCBA CLUSA remains dedicated to developing, advancing and protecting cooperatives. It is the national voice for cooperatives, helping them compete in a changing economic and political environment.

Political Donations Received
$25
2017
$500
2017
$250
2017
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