Profile Photo
Lauren H. CarsonDEMDemocrat State Representative, District 75
68
Years of Age
8
Years of Experience
RIResidence (state)

Lauren H. Carson (born February 26, 1954) is an American politician and Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing the 75th District since 2015. This district includes the city of Newport, Rhode Island. She is a member of the Municipal Government Committee, the House Committee on Oversight, and the House Small Business Committee. She focuses on issues relating to the environment, small business, tourism and government transparency, and she is considered to be an "ardent environmentalist".A graduate of Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Carson earned her undergraduate degree with a major in sociology at Ramapo College before receiving graduate degrees in history and business at the University of Rhode Island.Carson also works as a community organizer and environmental policy analyst with the Rhode Island branch of Clean Water Action.

Voterly's Issue Scores  (1 - 3 of 3)

Below lists the position this politician has taken on a political issue. The star rating represents the politician's prioritization and action on the issue based on data collected by relevant interest groups. Select an issue to view a more in-depth explanation of each rating.

How Voterly Calculates issue scores

Special Interest Group Ratings

Interest Groups That SUPPORT
Rating
Interest Groups That OPPOSE
Rating
Average Score

Disclaimer: A special interest group's positions on issues are gathered from various reputable sources including the organization's website, social media accounts, press releases, and other public communications. Special interest group politician ratings are provided by VoteSmart.org. Positions and ratings are subject to change and we may experience delays, interruptions, or errors, as a result. If you believe this information is inaccurate, please submit a problem report. Submit Report.

0 / 3
Education5 - 5 of 3
University of Rhode Island
MA Medieval and Renaissance History
2008
University of Rhode Island
MBA Organizational Management and Strategic Planning
1992
Ramapo College
BA Sociology
1976
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Deputy Majority Leader
Rhode Island State House of Representatives
2021 - Current
Representative
Rhode Island State House of Representatives
2014 - Current
Employee
Rhode Island Clean Water Action
Current
Owner
CompuClaim
1992 - 2010
Former Owner
Mount Vernon Inn
Founding Director
New Jersey Environmental Federation
Other Experience1 - 8 of 8
President
Saint Michael’s Country Day School Parent’s Association
2001 - 2003
President
Board of Directors, Norman Bird Sanctuary
1995 - 2000
Former Advisory Board Member
Alliance for a Livable Newport
Member
Newport Historical Society
Former Member
Oversight Committee, Rhode Island State House of Representatives
Former Member
Municipal Government Committee, Rhode Island State House of Representatives
Former Member
Environmental Council, Rhode Island Educational Fund Board
Former Member
Newport Energy & Environment Commission