United States senator from New Hampshire
Margaret "Maggie" Hassan (before that: Margaret Wood; born February 27, 1958) is an American politician from New Hampshire. She is the U.S. Senator from New Hampshire. She previously operated as the 81st governor of New Hampshire from 2013 to 2017. She was elected governor in November 2012 and reelected in November 2014.
|United States Senator |
from New Hampshire
|Assumed office |
January 3, 2017
Serving with Jeanne Shaheen
|Preceded by||Kelly Ayotte|
|81st Governor of New Hampshire|
January 3, 2013 – January 2, 2017
|Preceded by||John Lynch|
|Succeeded by||Chuck Morse (Acting)|
|Member of the New Hampshire Senate|
from the 23rd district
December 1, 2008 – December 1, 2010
|Preceded by||Russell Prescott|
|Succeeded by||Russell Prescott|
|Majority Leader of the New Hampshire Senate|
January 3, 2005 – December 1, 2010
|Preceded by||Joseph Foster|
|Succeeded by||Jeb Bradley|
February 27, 1958
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Alma mater||Brown University|
In 2016, she ran for the U.S. Senate and unseated Kelly Ayotte, the Republican incumbent in New Hampshire. She narrowly won the election by less than 720 votes.
Hassan was born in Boston, Massachusetts.
- ↑ "Maggie Hassan Biography". The New Hampshire Government Web. Retrieved February 5, 2014.
- ↑ "Hassan Tops Havenstein To Win 2nd Term As NH Governor". CBS News. November 5, 2014.