Difference between revisions of "Harriette Chandler"

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
(External links)
(20 intermediate revisions by 6 users not shown)
Line 3: Line 3:
 
  |Name = Harriette Chandler
 
  |Name = Harriette Chandler
 
  |Profile picture = Harriette_Chandler.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = Harriette_Chandler.jpg
  |Position = Massachusetts State Senate First Worcester
+
  |Position = Massachusetts State Senate, First Worcester
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
  |Tenure = 2001-Present
+
  |Tenure = 2001 - present
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|November 4, 2014]]
+
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 7, 2015]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2001
 
  |Assumed office = 2001
 
  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
  |Leadership = Assistant Majority Whip
 
  |Leadership = Assistant Majority Whip
  |Years leadership = 2011-present
+
  |Years leadership = 2011 - present
 
  |Leadership 2 =  
 
  |Leadership 2 =  
 
  |Years leadership 2 =  
 
  |Years leadership 2 =  
Line 19: Line 19:
 
  |Leadership 5 =  
 
  |Leadership 5 =  
 
  |Years leadership 5 =  
 
  |Years leadership 5 =  
  |Base salary = $61,132.99/year
+
  |Base salary = $61,133/year
 
  |Per diem = $10-$100/day
 
  |Per diem = $10-$100/day
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Pension  =  
  |Last election = [[Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
+
  |Last election = [[Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |First elected = 2000
 
  |First elected = 2000
 
  |Term limits =  
 
  |Term limits =  
  |Next election = [[Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
+
  |Next election = November 4, 2014
 
  |Prior office = Massachusetts House of Representatives
 
  |Prior office = Massachusetts House of Representatives
  |Prior office years = 1995-2001
+
  |Prior office years = 1995 - 2001
 
  |Prior office 2 = Worcester School Committee
 
  |Prior office 2 = Worcester School Committee
  |Prior office 2 years = 1992-1994
+
  |Prior office 2 years = 1992 - 1994
 
  |Prior office 3 =  
 
  |Prior office 3 =  
 
  |Prior office 3 years =  
 
  |Prior office 3 years =  
Line 48: Line 48:
 
  |Citations =  
 
  |Citations =  
 
  |Birthday = December 20, 1937
 
  |Birthday = December 20, 1937
  |Place of birth = Baltimore, MD
+
  |Place of birth = Baltimore, Maryland
 
  |Profession = Management Consultant
 
  |Profession = Management Consultant
 
  |Religion =  
 
  |Religion =  
Line 54: Line 54:
 
  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Personal website =  
 
  |Personal website =  
}}{{tnr}}'''Harriette Chandler''' (b. December 20, 1937) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Massachusetts State Senate]].  She has represented the First Worcester district since 2001. Chandler's other professional experience includes being a representative with the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1995-2001.  She was also vice chair on the Worcester School Committee and a member of the Massachusetts Democratic State Committee and Worcester Democratic City Committee.
+
}}{{tnr}}'''Harriette L. Chandler''' (b. December 20, 1937) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Massachusetts State Senate]], representing the First Worcester district.  She was first elected to the chamber in 2000.
  
Chandler has professional experience as a management consultant.
+
Chandler served in the [[Massachusetts House of Representatives]] from 1995 to 2001.  She was also vice chair on the Worcester School Committee and a member of the Massachusetts Democratic State Committee and Worcester Democratic City Committee.
  
Chandler earned her Bachelors degree from Wellesley College in 1959, her PhD from Clark University in 1973, and her MBA from Simmon Graduate School of Management in 1983. She also earned her Honorary Doctorate in Public Administration from Worcester State College in 1988.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4778 Project Vote Smart - Senator Chandler]</ref>
+
==Biography==
 +
Chandler earned her bachelor's degree from Wellesley College in 1959, her Ph.D. from Clark University in 1973, and her M.B.A. from Simmon Graduate School of Management in 1983. She also earned her honorary doctorate in Public Administration from Worcester State College in 1988.  Her professional experience includes working as a management consultant.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4778 Project Vote Smart - Senator Chandler]</ref>
  
==Organizations==
+
Chandler has served on a number of caucuses and non-legislative committees, including the Central Massachusetts Caucus, the City Task Force on Crisis Management, the Massachusetts Legislature's Tobacco Control Caucus, the Mayor's Advisory Committee, At-Risk Youth, and the Worcester Economic Development Council.
Harriette Chandler is currently involved in a number of organizations, including the Dynamic Advisory Committee, United Way, Central Massachusetts, Worcester Academy, and the Worcester Women's History Project.
+
 
+
==Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees==
+
Harriette Chandler currently serves on a number of non-legislative committees, including the Central Massachusetts Caucus, the City Task Force on Crisis Management, the Joint Committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs, the Massachusetts Legislature's Tobacco Control Caucus, the Mayor's Advisory Committee, At-Risk Youth, the Senate Committee on * [[Ways and Means Committee]], and the Worcester Economic Development Council.
+
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 +
===2013-2014===
 +
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Chandler served on the following committees:
 +
 +
{{Committee Assignments
 +
|Collapse=
 +
|State = Massachusetts
 +
|year = 2013
 +
|Chamber = State Senate
 +
|Committee1 = Steering and Policy
 +
|Chair1 = Vice-chair
 +
|Committee2 =
 +
|Committee3 =
 +
|Committee4 =
 +
|Committee5 =
 +
}}
 +
 
===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Chandler has been appointed to these committees:
+
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Chandler served on these committees:
* [[Public Health Joint Committee, Massachusetts General Court|Joint Committee on Public Health]], Vice Chair
+
 
* [[Steering and Policy Committee]]
+
{{Committee Assignments
 +
|Collapse= Yes
 +
|State = Massachusetts
 +
|year = 2011
 +
|Chamber = State Senate
 +
|Committee1 = Public Health Joint
 +
|Chair1 = Vice-chair
 +
|Joint1 = Yes
 +
|Committee2 = Steering and Policy  
 +
|Committee3 =
 +
|Committee4 =
 +
|Committee5 =
 +
}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Chandler served on these committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Chandler served on these committees:
*[[Federal Stimulus Oversight Joint Committee, Massachusetts General Court|Federal Stimulus Oversight Committee]]
+
 
*[[Public Health Joint Committee, Massachusetts General Court|Public Health Committee]]
+
{{Committee Assignments
*[[Veterans and Federal Affairs Joint Committee Joint Committee, Massachusetts General Court|Veterans and Federal Affairs Committee]]
+
|Collapse= Yes
*[[Ways and Means Committee]]
+
|State = Massachusetts
 +
|year = 2009
 +
|Chamber = State Senate
 +
|Committee1 = Federal Stimulus Oversight Joint
 +
|Joint1 = Yes
 +
|Committee2 = Public Health Joint  
 +
|Joint2 = Yes
 +
|Committee3 = Veterans and Federal Affairs Joint  
 +
|Joint3 = Yes
 +
|Committee4 = Ways and Means  
 +
|Committee5 =
 +
}}
  
 
==Elections==  
 
==Elections==  
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
 
:: See also: ''[[Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
:: See also: ''[[Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
Chandler ran unopposed in Democratic primary on September 6. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ele12/primary_candidates12.htm ''2012 State Primary Candidate List'' "Massachusetts Secretary of State," Accessed June 26, 2012]</ref>
+
Chandler won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2012|Massachusetts State Senate]] First Worcester District. Chandler was unopposed in the September 6 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ele12/primary_candidates12.htm ''2012 State Primary Candidate List'' "Massachusetts Secretary of State," Accessed June 26, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ele12/primary_results12.htm 2012 ''Massachusetts Secretary of State,'' Official 2012 Primary Results]</ref>
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
Line 90: Line 125:
 
:: ''See also: [[Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2010]]''
  
Chandler won re-election to the First Worcester District Seat in 2010.  She had no primary opposition. [[William Higgins, Sr]] ran for the seat on the Republican ticket.  The general election took place on [[Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
+
Chandler won re-election to the First Worcester District seat in 2010.  She had no primary opposition. [[William Higgins, Sr]] ran for the seat on the Republican ticket.  The general election took place on [[Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
  
 
{{Votebox |
 
{{Votebox |
Line 112: Line 147:
  
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
On November 4, 2008, Chandler won re-election for the Senate election for the First Worcester district. <ref>[http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/elepdf/2008%20Return%20of%20Votes%20Complete.pdf Return of Votes for Massachusetts State Election November 4, 2008]</ref>  In this election she raised $153,172-; of that total $144,785 (94.6%) was from in state contributions and $8,325 (5.4%) was from out of state contributions.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=109330 Follow the Money 2008]</ref>
+
On November 4, 2008, Chandler won re-election for the Senate election for the First Worcester district.<ref>[http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/elepdf/2008%20Return%20of%20Votes%20Complete.pdf ''Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth'', "Return of Votes For Massachusetts State Election - November 4, 2008," accessed March 18, 2014]</ref>  In this election she raised $153,172; of that total $144,785 (94.6%) was from in state contributions and $8,325 (5.4%) was from out of state contributions.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=109330 Follow the Money 2008]</ref>
  
 
{{Votebox |
 
{{Votebox |
Line 131: Line 166:
  
 
==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 +
===2012===
 +
{{State leg donor}}
 +
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
In 2010, Chandler received $125,987 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/grid.phtml?s=MA&y=2010&#fC Follow the Money - 2010 Contributions]</ref>
 
In 2010, Chandler received $125,987 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/grid.phtml?s=MA&y=2010&#fC Follow the Money - 2010 Contributions]</ref>
Line 149: Line 187:
 
|orgdonor5 = $1,000
 
|orgdonor5 = $1,000
 
|}}
 
|}}
===2008===
 
  
In 2008 Harriette Chandler collected $153,172 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=109330 2008 contributors to Harriette Chandler]</ref>
+
===2008===
 +
In 2008 Harriette Chandler collected $153,172 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=109330 2008 contributors to Harriette Chandler]</ref>
  
 
Her four largest contributors in 2008 were:  
 
Her four largest contributors in 2008 were:  
Line 169: Line 207:
 
| align="right" | $1,000
 
| align="right" | $1,000
 
|}
 
|}
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Harriette + Chandler + Massachusetts + Senate'''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Harriette+Chandler+Massachusetts+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Harriette Chandler News Feed</rss>
 
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Harriette Chandler was born in Baltimore, Maryland and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts. She is currently married to Burton Chandler with three children.
+
Chandler was born in Baltimore, Maryland and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts. She is married to Burton Chandler with three children. Chandler has been involved in a number of organizations, including the Dynamic Advisory Committee, United Way, Central Massachusetts, Worcester Academy, and the Worcester Women's History Project.
 +
 
 +
==Recent news==
 +
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term '''Harriette + Chandler + Massachusetts + Senate'''
 +
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 +
{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Harriette+Chandler+Massachusetts+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Harriette Chandler News Feed}}
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
{{submit a leg link}}
*[http://www.mass.gov/legis/member/hlc0.htm Official Massachusetts State Senate website]
+
*[http://www.mass.gov/legis/member/hlc0.htm Office website]
 +
*[http://openstates.org/ma/legislators/MAL000005/harriette-l-chandler/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=4778 Project Vote Smart policies]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=4778 Project Vote Smart policies]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4778 Project Vote Smart senator biographies]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4778 Project Vote Smart senator biographies]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=109330 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=90627 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=73623 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=3665 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=59143 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=33618 1998]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=109330 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=90627 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=73623 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=3665 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=59143 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=33618 1998]
*[http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2210141784&v=wall&ref=search%20Senator%20Chandler's%20facebook Senator Chandler's campaign facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2363482082 Massachusetts Democratic Party]
 
 
*[http://www.statesurge.com/members/harriette-l-chandler-massachusetts-228893 State Surge profile - legislative and voting track record]
 
*[http://www.statesurge.com/members/harriette-l-chandler-massachusetts-228893 State Surge profile - legislative and voting track record]
  
Line 206: Line 243:
 
[[Category:2010 candidate]]
 
[[Category:2010 candidate]]
 
[[Category:Massachusetts]]
 
[[Category:Massachusetts]]
{{Slpcandidate|Year=2012|Status=incumbent|Chamber=State Senate|Primary=W|Unopposed=Y|UnopposedBoth=Y|Redistricting=}}
+
{{Slpcandidate|Year=2012|Status=incumbent|Chamber=State Senate|Primary=W|General=W|Unopposed=Y|UnopposedBoth=Y|Redistricting=}}

Revision as of 17:46, 3 April 2014

Harriette Chandler
Harriette Chandler.jpg
Massachusetts State Senate, First Worcester
Incumbent
In office
2001 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 13
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Assistant Majority Whip
2011 - present
Compensation
Base salary$61,133/year
Per diem$10-$100/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Massachusetts House of Representatives
1995 - 2001
Worcester School Committee
1992 - 1994
Education
Bachelor'sWellesley College, 1959
Master'sSimmons Graduate School of Management, 1983
Ph.D.Clark University, 1973
Personal
BirthdayDecember 20, 1937
Place of birthBaltimore, Maryland
ProfessionManagement Consultant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Harriette L. Chandler (b. December 20, 1937) is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts State Senate, representing the First Worcester district. She was first elected to the chamber in 2000.

Chandler served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1995 to 2001. She was also vice chair on the Worcester School Committee and a member of the Massachusetts Democratic State Committee and Worcester Democratic City Committee.

Biography

Chandler earned her bachelor's degree from Wellesley College in 1959, her Ph.D. from Clark University in 1973, and her M.B.A. from Simmon Graduate School of Management in 1983. She also earned her honorary doctorate in Public Administration from Worcester State College in 1988. Her professional experience includes working as a management consultant.[1]

Chandler has served on a number of caucuses and non-legislative committees, including the Central Massachusetts Caucus, the City Task Force on Crisis Management, the Massachusetts Legislature's Tobacco Control Caucus, the Mayor's Advisory Committee, At-Risk Youth, and the Worcester Economic Development Council.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Chandler served on the following committees:

Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013
Steering and Policy, Vice-chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Chandler served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Chandler served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2012

Chandler won re-election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts State Senate First Worcester District. Chandler was unopposed in the September 6 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

2010

See also: Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2010

Chandler won re-election to the First Worcester District seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. William Higgins, Sr ran for the seat on the Republican ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Massachusetts State Senate - First Worcester District
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Harriette Chandler (D) 32,293
William Higgins, Sr (R) 19,601
All Others 61
Blanks 2,804

2008

On November 4, 2008, Chandler won re-election for the Senate election for the First Worcester district.[4] In this election she raised $153,172; of that total $144,785 (94.6%) was from in state contributions and $8,325 (5.4%) was from out of state contributions.[5]

Massachusetts State Senate - First Worcester district
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Harriette Chandler (D) 52,592
All Others 845
Blanks 18,610

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Chandler received $125,987 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Massachusetts State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Harriette Chandler's campaign in 2010
Raymond James Financial Services$5,765
Massachusetts Dental Society$1,000
Retired Public Employees$1,000
Lemay, Katherine M$1,000
1199 Seiu United Healthcare Workers East$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $125,987

2008

In 2008 Harriette Chandler collected $153,172 in donations.[7]

Her four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Raymond James Financial Services $9,242
Massachusetts Dental Society $1,000
United Healthcare Workers East $1,000
Retired Public Employees $1,000

Personal

Chandler was born in Baltimore, Maryland and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts. She is married to Burton Chandler with three children. Chandler has been involved in a number of organizations, including the Dynamic Advisory Committee, United Way, Central Massachusetts, Worcester Academy, and the Worcester Women's History Project.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term Harriette + Chandler + Massachusetts + Senate

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Harriette Chandler News Feed

  • Loading...

External links

Light Bulb Icon.svg.png
Suggest a link

References

Political offices
Preceded by
-
Massachusetts State Senate First Worcester
2001–present
Succeeded by
NA