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|Massachusetts State Senate First Worcester|
|November 5, 2014|
|Years in position||14|
|Assistant Majority Whip|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|Massachusetts House of Representatives|
|Worcester School Committee|
|Bachelor's||Wellesley College, 1959|
|Master's||Simmons Graduate School of Management, 1983|
|Ph.D.||Clark University, 1973|
|Date of birth||December 20, 1937|
|Place of birth||Baltimore, MD|
Chandler has professional experience as a management consultant.
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.
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.
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.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Chandler has been appointed to these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Chandler served on these committees:
- Federal Stimulus Oversight Committee
- Public Health Committee
- Veterans and Federal Affairs Committee
- Ways and Means Committee
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|
|Harriette Chandler (D)||32,293|
|William Higgins, Sr (R)||19,601|
On November 4, 2008, Chandler won re-election for the Senate election for the First Worcester district.  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.
|Massachusetts State Senate - First Worcester district|
|Harriette Chandler (D)||52,592|
In 2008 Harriette Chandler collected $153,172 in donations. 
Her four largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Raymond James Financial Services||$9,242|
|Massachusetts Dental Society||$1,000|
|United Healthcare Workers East||$1,000|
|Retired Public Employees||$1,000|
Harriette Chandler was born in Baltimore, Maryland and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts. She is currently married to Burton Chandler with three children.
- Official Massachusetts State Senate website
- Project Vote Smart policies
- Project Vote Smart senator biographies
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- Senator Chandler's campaign facebook
- Massachusetts Democratic Party
- State Surge profile - legislative and voting track record
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