MISSOURI Senator Roy Blunt and his wife Abigail Perlman have been married since 2003.
Prior to his marriage to Perlman, Blunt was married to Roseann Ray, with whom he had three children with, his son’s Matt and Andrew, and his daughter Amy.
Who is Roy Blunt?
Born January 10, 1950, Blunt is a politician who has served as the senior senator for Missouri since 2011.
An affiliate of the Republican Party, Blunt previously served as a member of the US House of Representatives and as Missouri Secretary of State.
From 1985 to 1993, he served as the Missouri Secretary of State and was elected to the House of Representatives for Missouri’s 7th congressional district in 1996.
In 2009, Blunt successfully ran against Democrat Robin Carnahan for the Missouri’s vacant US Senator’s seat.
Who is Missouri Senator Roy Blunt’s wife?
Perlman is a lobbyist for Kraft Foods and Altria Group, the parent company of cigarette maker Philip Morris.
She married Blunt in October 2003, and adopted a son, Charlie, together in 2006.
At the time of his adoption, Charlie was an 18-month-old from Russia.
Will Roy Blunt seek reelection in 2022?
On Monday, March 8, Blunt announced he will not run for reelection.
“After 14 general election victories – three to county office, seven to United States House of Representatives, and four statewide elections – I won’t be a candidate for reelection to the United States Senate next year,” Blunt announced in a video message.
“Thank you, Missourians, for the opportunity to work for you and a better future for our state and our country,” Blunt captioned his video message on Twitter.
“There’s still a lot to do and I look forward to every day this year and next year as I continue to work for you in the Senate.”
Blunt joins GOP Senators Rob Portman of Ohio, Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, Richard Shelby of Alabama and Richard Burr of North Carolina who do not intend to run for reelection.
Blunt said he intends to “finish strong” with his remaining time in the Senate.
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