2014 years old
Race: U.S. Senate
Born: Jan. 6, 1965 in Barrington, R.I.
Family: Married (Tom Clarke), one son (Harrison, 17) and one daughter (Isabel, 15)
Home: Cape Elizabeth
Education: Bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont; law degree from Northeastern School of Law
Occupation: Lawyer; managed small law office, and represented clients from Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont; worked as director of the Common Cause Digital Democracy Project in Washington, D.C.; adjunct faculty member at Southern Maine Community College
Political experience: Won a seat on Cape Elizabeth Town Council in 2005; elected state representative in 2006, and re-elected in 2008 and 2010; won special election for state Senate in August 2011
Fun facts- Is the second-youngest of nine kids from a blended family.
- One of her first jobs was in a butcher shop in East Providence, R.I.
- Was a member of a fife and drum corps as an 8-year-old.
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