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WILL HASKELL FOR CT The Georgetown Alumnus and 22 year old-Will Haskell (COL '18) beat Republican incumbent Toni Boucher for a Connecticut State Senate Seat on Nov. 6.

Beating the Odds: Will Haskell’s Road to Conn. Senate

Will Haskell (COL ’18) knew his political ambitions were far from the norm. When asked about running for office at the age of 22, Haskell admitted the decision was anything but reasonable. “It was sort of a crazy idea to run,” Haskell said. “But behind that crazy idea was [one[Read More…]

by November 15, 2018 0 comments Features, News - Top
WILL HASKELL FOR CONNECTICUT Former President Barack Obama endorsed Will Haskell (COL ’18) in his bid for the Connecticut State Senate on Oct. 2.

Obama Backs Alumnus for State Senate

Will Haskell (COL’18) knows it may be hard for some to take a 22-year-old’s State Senate campaign seriously, but he has at least one supporter: former President Barack Obama. Obama tweeted his support for 260 Democrats, including Haskell, running in gubernatorial, U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate and state legislature[Read More…]

by October 12, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Deborah Dingell (SFS ’75, GRD ’98), left, and Nick Troiano (COL ’11, GRD ’13), center, are running to join the 20 Georgetown alumni in Congress. Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) is running for California State Senate.

Alumni Prepare for Midterm Elections

As campaigns enter their final push before midterm elections Tuesday, two Georgetown alumni are clamoring to join the 20 alumni already serving in Congress, while other alumni run for other political seats. Democrat Deborah Dingell (SFS ’75, GRD ’98) remains in control of her campaign to represent Michigan’s 12th Congressional[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 1 comment City News, News

Fluke Eschews Congress for State Senate

After “seriously considering” running for Rep. Henry Waxman’s (D-Calif.) seat in Congress, women’s rights advocate and Georgetown alumna Sandra Fluke (LAW ‘12) announced that she would instead run for state Sen. Ted Lieu’s (D-Torrance) seat in the state legislature. Also a Georgetown alumnus, Lieu (LAW ’94) will vacate his seat in the state Senate[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments City News, News