Shenna Bellows is seeking the Democratic Party nomination for the U.S. Senate in 2014. Having led the American Civil Liberties Union of Maine for the last eight years, Shenna is a familiar face at the State House in Augusta, where she frequently testified on bills before legislative committees.
Shenna was born and reared in Hancock, in Downeast Maine, the daughter of a nurse and a carpenter. After graduating from college and serving in the Peace Corps, Shenna returned to Maine to pursue her passion to help others. As well as her work with the MCLU, Shenna has been an outspoken advocate on women's issues, immigration reform, and equal marriage.
For those of you that have no met Shenna, let the video below serve as an introduction:
Shenna faces a formidable opponent in Sen. Susan Collins, who is seeking her fourth term despite pledging to serve only two when she first sought the seat in 1996. Shenna has demonstrated her commitment to the people of Maine, and will continue to do so in the U.S. Senate.
To find out more about Shenna, including statements on issues recently in the national news and where you might be able to meet her in person, see: