|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Massachusetts's 7th district
|Assumed office |
January 3, 2019
|Preceded by||Mike Capuano|
|Member of the Boston City Council|
January 2010 – January 2019
|Preceded by||Sam Yoon|
Michael F. Flaherty
|Succeeded by||Althea Garrison|
Ayanna Soyini Pressley
February 3, 1974
Chicago, Illinois U.S.
Ayanna Soyini Pressley (born February 3, 1974) is an American politician. She is the member of the United States House of Representatives for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district since January 3, 2019. She defeated incumbent Mike Capuano in the primary election and running unopposed in the November 2018 general election.
References[change | change source]
- "Finally, Althea Garrison will be a city councilor". 2018-09-09.
- Nik DeCosta-Klipa, Here's what Ayanna Pressley's first week in Washington looked like Boston.com
- "City Council: Ayanna Pressley, At-Large". City of Boston. Retrieved July 6, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Miller, Joshua (January 30, 2018). "Ayanna Pressley to challenge Michael Capuano in primary for Congress". The Boston Globe.
- "Capuano concedes to Pressley in congressional race - The Boston Globe". BostonGlobe.com. Retrieved September 5, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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