About

About Chris

A lifelong resident of Manchester, New Hampshire, Congressman Chris Pappas is a local business owner and public servant who has a longstanding record of working to put people before politics. During his time in elected office, Chris also served as an Executive Councilor, State Representative, and County Treasurer. As the fourth generation owner of a family business that opened in 1917, Chris understands the need to focus on constituent services and delivering results for New Hampshire’s working families and Main Street businesses.

As a member of the state’s Executive Council, Chris worked with governors of both parties to implement Medicaid expansion, expand treatment and recovery services, approve funding for family planning providers, and support renewable energy and infrastructure projects.

Chris is currently serving his first term in Congress, representing the 80 cities and towns that make up New Hampshire's First Congressional District. The district spans the Greater Manchester area, Seacoast, Lakes Region, and Mount Washington Valley, including the cities of Dover, Laconia, Manchester, Portsmouth, Rochester, and Somersworth.