Elise Stefanik

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Elise Stefanik
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Chair of the House Republican Conference
Assumed office
May 14, 2021
DeputyMike Johnson
LeaderKevin McCarthy
Preceded byLiz Cheney
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 21st district
Assumed office
January 3, 2015
Preceded byBill Owens
Personal details
Born
Elise Marie Stefanik

(1984-07-02) July 2, 1984 (age 38)
Albany, New York, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Matthew Manda (m. 2017)
EducationHarvard University (AB)
Signature
WebsiteHouse website

Elise Marie Stefanik (/stəˈfɑːnɪk/; born July 2, 1984) is an American politician. She is a member of the U.S. Representative for New York's 21st congressional district since 2015.

When elected in 2014, Stefanik, then aged 30, became the youngest woman ever elected to Congress at the time. She is the youngest Republican woman ever elected to Congress.[1]

Stefanik was elected as the chair of the Republican House Conference in May 2021 after Liz Cheney was removed.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Center, Shira T. (November 12, 2014). "How Elise Stefanik Became the Youngest Woman Ever Elected to Congress". Roll Call. Archived from the original on November 23, 2018. Retrieved July 21, 2020.
  2. Jacobs, Emily; Brufke, Juliegrace (2021-05-14). "Rep. Elise Stefanik wins GOP conference chair vote to replace Liz Cheney". New York Post. Retrieved 2021-05-14.