Karoline Leavitt Biography
Karoline Leavitt is the Republican nominee in New Hampshire’s 1st Congressional District, if she defeats Pappas she will be the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. She is a former communications director for U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik and a former White House assistant press secretary. She joined the White House in July 2019 as a presidential writer.
She previously worked in the media as a news assistant for Fox News and later an associate producer at Hearst Television, where she co-produced New Hampshire Chronicle with Fritz Wetherbee.
Karoline Leavitt Age
Karoline is 25 years old; she was born on August 24, 1998 in New Hampshire.
Karoline Leavitt Education
She attended Central Catholic High School where she served as the captain of the varsity softball and field hockey. She has a bachelor’s degree in Politics and Communications from Saint Anselm College.
Karoline Leavitt Height
Leavitt stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Karoline Leavitt Family
Karoline is the daughter of Bob Leavitt and Erin Leavitt. She has two older brothers named Joe Leavitt and Mike Leavitt. Her family operates Leavitt Auto and Truck, in Plaistow
Karoline Leavitt Husband
Karoline is not married but was is in a relationship with Cody Demers. It is not cleat if they are still together as she has deleted their photos together on her Instagram page. Cody graduate from Merrimack College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. He is working as an Assistant Superintendent for NEI Construction in Boston. He previously worked at Consigli Construction Co., Inc. as an assistant superintendent first in Washington D.C. Metro Area and later in Boston.
Karoline Leavitt Religion
Karoline has not publicly talked about her religious beliefs.
Karoline Leavitt White House
Leavitt served as an assistant press secretary at the White House since May 2020. She joined the White House in July 2019 as a presidential writer. She previously interned at the White House (May-August 2018)
Karoline Leavitt Journalist
Karoline began her career as a news assistant for Fox News Media where she served as the assistant to the Production Director during NH Primary Week, 2016.
During an interview with POLITICO, she said she owed her career in politics to her alma mater, Saint Anselm College as they granted her the opportunity to work at FOX News.
“I owe my career in politics to my alma mater, Saint Anselm College. As a student during the 2016 election, I was granted the opportunity to work for Fox News and meet several presidential candidates on my campus during the week of the New Hampshire primary. That experience was my first glimpse into the world of press, and I knew I wanted to pursue it in my career post-grad.”
For three years she worked at Hearst Television. She served as an associate producer, New Hampshire Chronicle. She produced the Emmy award-winning segment with Fritz Wetherbee. She also served as a news writer for WMUR-TV ABC 9. She later joined NBC Sports Boston where she served as a news assistant.
Prior to joining journalism she worked “scooping ice cream” at her family’s stand in Atkinson and later worked at her father’s small business, Leavitt Auto and Truck, in Plaistow.
Karoline Leavitt and Chad Gilmartin
Leavitt and Chad both worked at the White House, Leavitt served as assistant deputy press secretary while Chad served as principal assistant press secretary.
In October 2020, they both tested positive for Covid-19. This was after White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany revealed she had tested positive for the virus. According to Forbes, the two were reportedly diagnosed before McEnany.
Karoline Leavitt Stefanik
In January 2021, Levitt serves as the director of Communications for Rep. Elise Stefanik from January 2021. Stefanik serves as the U.S. representative for New York’s 21st congressional district since 2015. She also chairs the House Republican Conference since 2021.
Karoline Leavitt New Hampshire’s 1st District
In July 2021 Karoline announced she will be running to replace Democrat Chris Pappas as the representative of New Hampshire’s 1st District in the U.S. House. She is the fourth Republican and the first woman to announce candidacy in the 1st Congressional District. If elected, she would be the first Republican woman to represent the district and only the second woman overall to do so, joining former Democratic U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter.
During an interview with WMUR, she cited her youth and experience, combined with her New Hampshire roots and her upbringing in a blue-collar family.
“I am a proud conservative woman. I am proudly pro-life, pro-liberty and pro-gun, and in my young career, I have been an ‘America First’ warrior for President Trump.”
On September 14, she defeated former White House senior adviser and State Department official, Matt Mowers. She will challenge Rep. Chris Pappas in November.
During her victory speech she said that her critics said she would never beat a former Republican nominee nor raise money to compete.
“They said I was too young, we couldn’t raise the money to compete, and we could never beat a former Republican nominee.Tonight, Team Karoline, we smashed expectations. Tonight, Team Karoline, we defied the odds.”
If she defeats Pappas she will be the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, where members must be at least 25 years old.
Karoline Leavitt Endorsement
She has been endorsed by Chris Sununu; Governor of New Hampshire, Ted Cruz who is the Senator for Texas, Mike Lee (Utah Senator), Elise Stefanik, Jim Jordan, Sheriff Chuck Massahos, Sheriff Bill Wright, Fred Doucette, Al Baldasaro, Jim Kofalt among others.
Karoline Leavitt Salary
She currently doesn’t earn a salary as she is running for Congress.