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  Kuster, Ann McLane
NameAnn McLane Kuster
Address331 Gould Hill Road
Hopkinton, New Hampshire , United States
Website [Link]
Born September 05, 1956
Died Still Living (58 years)
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifedRBH
Jun 15, 2012 09:11pm
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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10/10/2014-10/15/2014 University of Massachusetts 38.00% ( 0.0) 48.00% ( 0.0) 13.00% ( 0.0)
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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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Tue Feb 10 17:45:07 +0000 2015 - In case you missed it - check out my interview with @JoshMcElveen on CloseUP http://t.co/AawVJcHTqG #NH02

Tue Nov 04 22:30:36 +0000 2014 - Greeting voters in Nashua w/ Sen. Lasky & Rep. Mangipudi. Polls open til 8pm in Nashua - have you voted yet?! #nh02 http://t.co/81Og77XIaw

Tue Nov 04 20:31:21 +0000 2014 - RT @AlexZeitzMoskin: Go vote for equality, for students, for women, for New Hampshire. Go vote for @JeanneShaheen @Maggie_Hassan @AnnMcLane…

Tue Nov 04 18:17:06 +0000 2014 - Thrilled to see such great turnout in Concord today, with my friend @DanFeltesNH! http://t.co/b4KDVANVMy

Tue Nov 04 18:08:26 +0000 2014 - Great to see so many voters getting to the polls in Bow today!! #teamkuster http://t.co/PIVXWDt6zM

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Tue Nov 04 14:56:04 +0000 2014 - Hope I can count on you to get out and vote today! Brad and I just cast our ballots in Hopkinton! #NH02 #GOTV http://t.co/0JWoKFghfv

Mon Nov 03 19:55:43 +0000 2014 - It was awesome to see so many Granite Staters fired up to get out the vote in Nashua!! #NH02 http://t.co/2FERI7ZETa

Mon Nov 03 19:51:32 +0000 2014 - RT @DanFeltesNH: With @AnnMcLaneKuster at St George's café in Henniker. #nhpolitics #nhforward #GetOutTheVoteNH http://t.co/17sLlCH6ME

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

  11/04/2014 NH - District 02 Won 54.87% (+10.00%)
  11/06/2012 NH - District 02 Won 50.17% (+4.83%)
  09/11/2012 NH - District 02 - R Primary Lost 0.40% (-80.85%)
  09/11/2012 NH - District 02 - D Primary Won 99.18% (+98.76%)
  11/02/2010 NH - District 2 Lost 46.76% (-1.58%)
  09/14/2010 NH - District 2 - D Primary Won 70.94% (+42.76%)
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