Jan 8, 2015 11:58 AM
Kevin Landrigan: All about NH Gov. Maggie Hassan
Age: 56 (turns 57 Feb. 27)
- Won second, two-year term
- One of only 2 states with 2-yr term (Vermont other)
- One of only 6 states without line-item veto
- One of only 2 states with Executive Council (Massachusetts)
- Supreme Executive of State (Commander-National Guard)
- $1.5 million annual office budget (about 20 on staff)
- Vice Chairman Democratic Governors Assn.
- Only female Democratic governor re-elected in November
- Second elected woman governor of New Hampshire
- There was a third female governor, Vesta Roy, Senate President, became acting governor in December 1982 when Democratic Gov. Hugh Gallen died a month after losing re-election to John E. Sununu. Roy served for a month until Sununu was sworn in.
- Governor's husband, Tom, 14th principal Phillips Exeter
- His term ends at school year
- Family living in campus housing, looking for private home