|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Missouri's 1st district
|Assumed office |
January 3, 2021
|Preceded by||Lacy Clay|
Cori Anika Bush
July 21, 1976
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
|Education||Harris-Stowe State University|
Lutheran School of Nursing
Cori Bush (born July 21, 1976) is an American politician, registered nurse, pastor, and activist. Bush is a member of the United States House of Representatives from Missouri's 1st congressional district since 2021. She is a member of the Democratic Party.
On August 4, 2020, she beat 10-term incumbent Lacy Clay in the 2020 U.S. House of Representatives primary election. She won the general election in November 2020.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ @CoriBush (July 21, 2020). "Today I'm celebrating my 44th birthday!!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- ↑ "Meet Cori Bush, the Ferguson Activist Vying to Be Missouri's First Black Congresswoman". July 31, 2018. Retrieved June 22, 2020.