Molly Kelly

Senator Molly KellySenator Molly Kelly

NH District 10

Molly Kelly, a Democrat from Keene, is in her fourth term representing District 10 located in the heart of the state’s scenic Monadnock Region. She was first elected to the Senate in 2006. The Senator is currently a member of the Health, Education and Human Services Committee as well as Rules, Enrolled Bills & Internal Affairs. Issues concerning education continue to be one of her top priorities.

Sen. Kelly was the prime sponsor of the school accountability legislation guaranteeing an adequate education for all children in New Hampshire. She also led senate efforts regarding anti-bullying, cyber bullying legislation and the safe school building initiative. Kelly was instrumental in securing additional funding for the Capital Budget that expanded the community college campus in her district. She has also been a leader in her efforts to move state transportation policy into the 21st century. In addition to her work on her senate committees, Kelly serves as Chairman of the Governor’s Advanced Manufacturing Education Advisory Council and is a member of the Task Force to Develop a Performance-Based School Accountability System.

Molly has been a resident of Keene for over 30 years. She and her husband Art Luptowski have four children and six grandchildren. All of their children have attended the Keene schools. A former financial adviser, Kelly is a graduate of Keene State College, where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree. She also holds a Law Degree from Franklin Pierce Law Center.

Sen. Kelly is a firm believer in community involvement and has previously served as treasurer and vice chairwoman of the Healthy New Hampshire Foundation and on the board of The Home Care Association of New Hampshire. She has been involved with the Monadnock United Way, the Keene Downtown Revitalization Corporation, the Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce and is a past member of Rotary International. She served as board chairwoman of the state Commission on the Status of Woman from 1998 to 2003.

Alstead, Chesterfield, Gilsum, Harrisville, Hinsdale, Keene, Marlborough, Nelson, Roxbury, Sullivan, Surry, Swanzey, Walpole, Westmoreland, and Winchester.


  • Health, Education,  and Human Services
  • Rules, Enrolled Bills, and Internal Affairs

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