Maggie Hassan is the second woman in American history to be elected both Governor and United States Senator, along with fellow New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen.
Elected to the U.S. Senate in 2016, Senator Hassan is working to combat the heroin, fentanyl, and opioid crisis; expand access to job training and make college more affordable for our students and families; help innovative businesses grow and create good jobs; and build a more inclusive economic future where all people who work hard to get ahead can stay ahead.
She is also focused on strengthening national security; protecting Social Security and Medicare; ensuring that veterans get the services that they need and deserve; combating climate change and preserving our natural resources; and protecting a woman's right to make her own healthcare decisions.
Senator Hassan is a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee; the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee; the Finance Committee, and the Joint Economic Committee.
She was first elected to the New Hampshire State Senate in 2004. During her six years in office, she was selected by her colleagues to serve as President Pro Tempore and Majority Leader.
In 2013, she was sworn in as the 81st Governor of New Hampshire, where she served for two terms. She has a BA from Brown and a JD from Northeastern. She and her husband, Tom, have two adult children.
Previous Office(s) Held:
New Hampshire State Senate, Governor of New Hampshire