Suzan DelBene

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Suzan DelBene
Suzan DelBene, official portrait, 115th Congress.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Washington's 1st district
Assumed office
November 6, 2012
Preceded byJay Inslee
Personal details
Born(1962-02-17)February 17, 1962
Selma, Alabama

Suzan DelBene (born February 17, 1962) is an American politician.

Work[change | change source]

Before she was a politician, DelBene worked at Microsoft.[1]

Politics[change | change source]

DelBene has been a member of the United States House of Representatives since 2012.[2]

She first tried to be elected as a Representative in 2010. But, she lost that election.[3]

She then tried again in 2012, and won her election. On the same day, she was also a candidate to finish the end of Jay Inslee's term in the House, because he decided to leave early. She won both elections.[4] She is a member of the Democratic Party, and she represents part of Washington state.

Personal life[change | change source]

DelBene was born in Selma, Alabama.[5]

She went to college at Reed University. Later, she also went to the University of Washington.[1]

DelBene lives in Medina, Washington.[6] Medina is part of the area that she represents in Congress.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Reed Magazine:". www.reed.edu. Retrieved 2019-01-13.
  2. "Rep. Suzan DelBene wins Washington's 1st Congressional District seat". 9 January 2019. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  3. Heffter, Emily (2012-10-25). "Suzan DelBene puts $500,000 more into her race". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 2019-01-13.
  4. "DelBene beats Koster in race for U.S. HouseDems hold state's most competitive district | Politics | The Seattle Times". web.archive.org. 2014-01-10. Retrieved 2019-05-16.
  5. "DelBene faces tougher fight than expected in 1st District race". The Seattle Times. 2012-07-17. Retrieved 2019-01-13.
  6. "Washington Reps. Suzan DelBene and Denny Heck will compete to chair Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee". The Seattle Times. 2018-11-07. Retrieved 2019-01-13.