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Shenna Bellows


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Sen. Bellows is fluent in Spanish, which she learned while serving in the Peace Corps in Panama. She also studied abroad in Brazil as a sophomore at Ellsworth High School.

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Sen. Bellows earns perfect score from Maine AFL-CIO on voting record for working families

Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, has received a 100 percent rating on the Maine AFL-CIO’s legislative scorecard for her support of working families during the second session of the 128th Legislature. “My father was a carpenter, so I know what it is like for people to work hard every day,...

RADIO ADDRESS: Our veterans have stepped up in our nation’s time of need, the least we can do is step up for them in theirs.

Our free nation -- of the people, by the people and for the people -- depends upon a free people willing to stand up and defend the values that we hold dear -- our beloved Constitution and Bill of Rights that make us a beacon of liberty across the world. We owe a deep debt of gratitude to the...

Sen. Shenna Bellows is Executive Director of The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine. Previously, Sen. Bellows ran Bellows & Company, a nonprofit consulting business, where she has worked with organizations such as Sierra Club’s Maine Chapter, Consumers for Affordable Healthcare, and Maine Women’s Lobby.  She served as Interim Executive Director of LearningWorks.

In 2014, she was the Democratic nominee for United States Senate in Maine. Prior to her U.S. Senate run, Sen. Bellows was executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Maine. In that leadership role, she developed a track record for building coalitions of Republicans and Democrats alike to pass groundbreaking privacy and civil rights laws. She was a key leader of the successful 2012 ballot campaign to pass same-sex marriage in Maine, and she spearheaded the creation of Republicans for the Freedom to Marry.  She co-chaired a successful 2011 statewide ballot campaign for same-day voter registration.

Sen. Bellows is a former volunteer with the Peace Corps and AmeriCorps VISTA.  She lives with her husband, Brandon, in Manchester where she serves on the Manchester Conservation Commission.


Board Positions

Manchester Conservation Commission

Education

Middlebury College: Bachelor’s of Art, International Politics & Economics


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