Lisa Blunt Rochester

U.S. Representative from Delaware

Lisa LaTrelle Blunt Rochester (née Blunt;[1] February 10, 1962) is an American politician. She is the U.S. Representative for Delaware's at-large congressional district since 2017. She is a member of the Democratic Party.

Lisa Blunt Rochester
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Delaware's at-large district
Assumed office
January 3, 2017
Preceded byJohn Carney
Personal details
Lisa LaTrelle Blunt

(1962-02-10) February 10, 1962 (age 62)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Alex Bradley
(m. 1982; div. 2003)

Charles Rochester
(m. 2006; died 2014)
RelativesTed Blunt (father)
EducationVillanova University
Fairleigh Dickinson University
University of Delaware (MA)
WebsiteHouse website

In June 2023, Blunt Rochester announced her candidacy for the United States Senate in the 2024 election to replace Tom Carper.[2] Should she win, she would become only the third African American woman to serve in the U.S. Senate.[3][4]

References change

  1. "Weddings". The News Journal. June 20, 1982. Retrieved July 29, 2017.
  2. Broadwater, Luke (2023-06-21). "Delaware's Only House Member Enters Senate Race, Becoming Instant Favorite". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2023-06-21.
  3. "Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester to launch run for Delaware Senate seat in June". POLITICO. 2023-06-01. Retrieved 2023-06-02.
  4. Kilgore, Ed (2023-05-23). "Lisa Blunt Rochester Is (Very Likely) Headed to the Senate". Intelligencer. Retrieved 2023-06-02.