Manchester - Today, Manchester Attorney, Maureen Raiche Manning announced that she will seek the Democratic nomination for the State Senate in District 16, representing Bow, Candia, Dunbarton, Hooksett, and Manchester wards 1, 2, and 12.
"I have truly been humbled by the outpouring of support of citizens across the District 16 communities urging me to run for the State Senate," said Manning. "I am running for the State Senate to work across party lines to keep New Hampshire’s economy moving forward, fight tirelessly to expand opportunity for middle class families, and solve problems by bringing people together."
Manning has owned andoperated her own small business for over 20 years, now known as the Law Office of Manning and Zimmerman, PLLC. Maureen earned her Bachelor's Degree at UNH and her law degree from UNH Law. At age 19, Maureen was elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives where she served for six years on the Judiciary Committee.
"I am looking forward to listening to the citizens in every corner of Senate District 16 to hear about their priorities for how we can continue working together to move New Hampshire in the right direction," said Manning.
Manning has been very active in her community over the years. She was appointed by then-Governor Shaheen to serve as a Commissioner on the New Hampshire Human Rights Commission. She is a founding member of the New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association and served as its first President. She also has served on the Board of Governors of the New Hampshire Bar Association and the New Hampshire Bar Foundation.
Manning is a lifelong resident of Manchester where she lives with her husband, Donald, and their three sons, Brady, Nolan and Aidan.