MANCHESTER — Today, Mayor Joyce Craig announces endorsements from all three of Manchester’s State Senators: Senate Minority Leader Donna Soucy, Senator Lou D’Allesandro, and Senator and Alderman Kevin Cavanaugh.
“I am grateful to be endorsed by three leaders who have dedicated their careers to New Hampshire and the Queen City,” said Mayor Craig. “The Senators and I are in constant communication about the issues that impact Manchester residents at both the State House and City Hall. I’ll continue to work closely with Senator D’Allesandro, Senator Soucy and Senator Cavanaugh to ensure we meet the needs of our community.”
In a joint statement, Senators Soucy, D’Allesandro, and Cavanaugh said, “Joyce is our choice for Manchester. The ongoing communication and collaboration between Mayor Craig and leadership in Concord ensures that Manchester residents and their local interests are well represented. We have worked with Joyce on issues from education to protecting local taxpayers, and are proud to endorse Joyce Craig for Mayor of Manchester.”
Mayor Craig has been previously endorsed by the Manchester Police Patrolmen’s Association, the Manchester Association of Police Supervisors, Teamsters Local 633, SEIU 1984, Manchester Education Association, the New Hampshire AFL-CIO, and local leaders including former Manchester GOP Chair Victor Goulet and former Mayor Syl Dupuis.
About Manchester’s State Senate Delegation
Senator Lou D’Allesandro is currently serving his 12th term in the New Hampshire State Senate representing District 20, which includes Manchester Wards 3, 4, 10, and 11 and the Town of Goffstown. Senator D’Allesandro and his wife, Pat, reside in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Senator Soucy has served in the New Hampshire Senate since 2012, previously served as the Senate President, and currently serves as the Minority Leader. Her long record of public service includes three terms as a State Representative, two terms as a Manchester Alderman, nearly four terms on the Manchester School Board, and serving as the first female chair of the Manchester Fire Commission.
Senator Kevin Cavanaugh is a former high school football coach and has spent the past 35 years as a union employee in the telecommunications industry. He serves as an Alderman representing Manchester Ward 1 and as a State Senator representing New Hampshire’s 16th Senate District.