About Rachel Khanna

Candidate for State House of Representatives – 149th

Rachel Khanna is running for her second term in the Connecticut State House of Representatives.  She is proud to be part of the legislature that passed the largest income tax cut in Connecticut’s history, strengthened gun violence prevention laws, supported women in their reproductive choices, and made the single largest investment in K-12 education. 

She was elected to represent the 149th district in 2022 and serves on the Appropriations Committee; Government, Administration, and Election Committee; and the Transportation Committee. She is a member of the Reproductive Freedom, Early Childhood, Moderate, Bipartisan Women, Climate, and the Asian American and Pacific Islander Caucuses. 

Rachel has lived in the 149th district for over 24 years, where she raised four daughters and ran a small business. 

Prior to running for state office, Rachel served four years on the town legislative body, the Representative Town Meeting. She has a long history of community engagement and advocacy, having served on committees and boards of the Greenwich Newcomers’ Club, Kids in Crisis, Greenwich Audubon Center, and Parkway School PTA. She volunteered as a patient escort for Planned Parenthood of Stamford. Rachel is also a triathlete and published cookbook author.

Rachel’s district, the 149th, includes Greenwich neighborhoods in Pemberwick and Glenville, the Greenwich backcountry and northwest Stamford.