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  Kuster, Ann McLane
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AffiliationDemocratic  
  2013-01-01  
 
NameAnn McLane Kuster
Address331 Gould Hill Road
Hopkinton, New Hampshire , United States
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Born September 05, 1956 (60 years)
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifedPaul
Aug 11, 2015 01:00pm
Tags Caucasian - Very Liberal - Government Reform - Health Care Reform - Jobs/Industrial Growth - Pro Environment - Pro-Affirmative Action - Pro-Choice - Pro-Gay Marriage - Married - Straight -
InfoAnn McLane Kuster was born and raised in Concord, New Hampshire. She and her husband Brad now live nearby in Hopkinton where they raised their two sons, Zach and Travis.

As a longtime community activist, author, attorney, and advocate, Annie has focused her career on increasing access to affordable health care and higher education for families. She has been actively involved in a number of significant health and education policy issues, including the creation of the Medication Bridge Program to distribute free medication to low-income families and the UNIQUE College Savings Program to help families save for their children to attend college.

With her late mother, State Senator Susan McLane, Annie co-authored a book entitled “The Last Dance: Facing Alzheimer’s with Love and Laughter” and has toured the state speaking about aging and Alzheimer’s. In 2008, Annie received the Rainbow Award from Riverbend Community Mental Health Center which celebrates those who raise awareness of mental-health issues in New Hampshire.

Active in community service, Annie served on the Board of Trustees of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, New Hampshire Public Radio, the Capitol Center for the Arts and Child and Family Services of New Hampshire. She was a Founder of the Women’s Fund of New Hampshire and served on the Board of the Tucker Foundation at Dartmouth College to encourage community service.

In addition, Annie is a member of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys and maintains a private adoption practice in which she has helped hundreds of New Hampshire families adopt a child.

Annie served on the statewide steering committees of the presidential campaigns for both Barack Obama in 2007-2008 and John Kerry in 2003-2004. She also served as Co-Chair with Peggo Hodes of New Hampshire Women for Obama. She was a 2008 Obama delegate at the Democratic National Convention in Denver and a member of the 2004 New Hampshire Delegation in Boston. In 2000, Annie received the Eleanor Roosevelt Award for dedicated service to the Democratic Party at the local, state and national level.

She graduated from Dartmouth College in 1978, in the third class with women. Annie graduated from Georgetown Law School in 1984. She is a partner in the Concord law firm of Rath, Young and Pignatelli.

Annie and her husband, Brad Kuster, an environmental lawyer, have two sons, Zach, who attends Dartmouth College and Travis, a graduating senior from Hopkinton High School. Annie’s late mother was former State Senator Susan McLane, a pioneer for women in New Hampshire politics. Her late father, Malcolm McLane, was Mayor of Concord, a New Hampshire Executive Councilor, and one of the state’s most prominent attorneys for over 50 years.

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JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
10/10/2014-10/15/2014 University of Massachusetts 38.00% ( 0.0) 48.00% ( 0.0) 13.00% ( 0.0)
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
08/20/2016-08/28/2016 University of New Hampshire 35.00% ( 7.0) 35.00% ( 3.0) 30.00% ( 10.0)
07/09/2016-07/18/2016 University of New Hampshire 28.00% ( 4.0) 32.00% ( 6.0) 40.00% ( 2.0)
05/06/2015-05/22/2015 University of New Hampshire 24.00% ( 13.0) 38.00% ( 10.0) 38.00% ( 3.0)
09/29/2014-10/05/2014 University of New Hampshire 37.00% ( 2.0) 28.00% ( 3.0) 35.00% ( 5.0)
09/27/2012-09/30/2012 University of New Hampshire 35.00% ( 14.0) 25.00% ( 9.0) 40.00% ( 23.0)
08/01/2012-08/12/2012 University of New Hampshire 21.00% ( 0.0) 16.00% ( 0.0) 63.00% ( 0.0)

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TWITTER
Fri Nov 11 19:58:10 +0000 2016 - Ready to get to work w/ @JeanneShaheen, @Maggie_Hassan, and @TeamSheaPorter! https://t.co/0ma1KzxGpg

Wed Nov 09 22:39:38 +0000 2016 - Thank you as well to @KellyAyotte for her service & graceful concession #TheNewHampshireWay

Wed Nov 09 22:38:09 +0000 2016 - Looking forward to serving w/ @Maggie_Hassan in the Senate in the first all female, Democratic congressional delegation #nhpolitics

Wed Nov 09 14:10:58 +0000 2016 - Congresswoman Kuster's statement on her reelection to a 3rd term as NH's 2nd District Representative. https://t.co/zjUINWQYaM #nhpolitics

Tue Nov 08 20:07:13 +0000 2016 - This election is about future generations, not just this one! Make sure your voice is hard #nhpolitics #nh02 https://t.co/Wl29IF86q3

Tue Nov 08 18:08:00 +0000 2016 - Ollie going to the polls in style in Hanover! #nhpolitics #nh02 https://t.co/uyQ5dEtB3G

Tue Nov 08 17:52:35 +0000 2016 - I love all my supporters, but especially Daniel here! #nhpolitics #nh02 https://t.co/ZIU6GWGSwI

Tue Nov 08 17:29:27 +0000 2016 - Supporters (and skiers!) from @dartmouth voting in Hanover! #nhpolitics #nh02 https://t.co/s7l4ege7Yg

Tue Nov 08 16:05:27 +0000 2016 - #FiredUp #ReadyToGo all over Concord today! #nhpolitics #nh02 https://t.co/cEoDfzFJrS

Tue Nov 08 15:45:59 +0000 2016 - Lots of support in Concord Ward 7! #nhpolitics #nh02 https://t.co/gtvCNww8sC

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FAMILY
Father Malcolm McLane 1924-2008
Grandfather John R. McLane 0000-
Great-Grandfather John McLane 1852-1911
Mother Susan McLane 1929-2005

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/08/2016 NH District 02 Won 49.78% (+4.36%)
  09/13/2016 NH District 02 - D Primary Won 99.33% (+98.85%)
  11/04/2014 NH - District 02 Won 54.87% (+10.00%)
  09/09/2014 NH District 02 - R Primary Lost 0.12% (-49.08%)
  11/06/2012 NH - District 02 Won 50.17% (+4.83%)
  09/11/2012 NH - District 02 - D Primary Won 99.18% (+98.76%)
  09/11/2012 NH - District 02 - R Primary Lost 0.40% (-80.85%)
  11/02/2010 NH - District 2 Lost 46.76% (-1.58%)
  09/14/2010 NH - District 2 - D Primary Won 70.94% (+42.76%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  09/13/2016 NH US Senate - D Primary Lost 0.00% (-98.16%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NH Governor - D Primary - Sep 13, 2016 D Colin Van Ostern
CA District 44 - Open Primary - Jun 07, 2016 D Nanette Diaz Barragan
MD District 08 - D Primary - Apr 26, 2016 D Kathleen Matthews
NH US President - D Primary - Feb 09, 2016 D Hillary Clinton
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