Ann McLane Kuster (D) is running for an OPEN SEAT
Ann McLane Kuster is running for US Congress in New Hampshire's 2nd district. After losing in the 2010 race for the same seat by just 1% of the votes, she is back and fighting for women.
Prospects and Opponent: Kuster is running against incumbent Republican Charles Bass, who she ran against in the previous election. Kuster is currently out-fundraising Bass and Democrats are expected to pour money into her campaign. Overall, Kuster is considered a strong contender in a district that leans Democratic.
Background and Legislative Achievements: Throughout her long career in public service, Kuster has worked as an attorney, a public policy supporter, and a volunteer in New Hampshire's non-profit community. To date, she has:
- Created the UNIQUE College Savings Program to help families save for their children's college education.
- Founded the Woman's Fund of New Hampshire and the Medication Bridge Program, which makes free medication easily accessible to low-income families.
- Received the "Champion for Choice" award from NARAL Pro-Choice New Hampshire for her work as an adoption attorney.
Other Endorsements: EMILY'S List, WCF, NWPC, WAND PAC, Fem PAC, NASW, DCCC Red to Blue