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  Underwood, Lauren
NameLauren Underwood
Address2703 Deering Bay Dr
Naperville, Illinois , United States
Website [Link]
Born October 04, 1986 (34 years)
Last ModifedRBH
Oct 12, 2020 01:55pm
Tags Black - Protestant -
InfoCongresswoman Lauren Underwood serves Illinois’ 14th Congressional District and was sworn into the 116th U.S. Congress on January 3, 2019. Congresswoman Underwood is the first woman, the first person of color, and the first millennial to represent her community in Congress. She is also the youngest African American woman to serve in the United States House of Representatives.

Congresswoman Underwood serves on the House Committee on Education and Labor, the House Committee on Veteran’s Affairs, and the House Committee on Homeland Security. She also serves on the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee. Rep. Underwood is a member of the Future Forum, a group of young Democratic Members of Congress committed to listening to and standing up for the next generation of Americans, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and the LGBT Equality Caucus. As a strong supporter of addressing the gun violence epidemic, Congresswoman Underwood is a member of the Congressional Gun Violence Prevention Taskforce.

Prior to her election to Congress, Congresswoman Underwood worked with a Medicaid plan in Chicago to ensure that it provided high-quality, cost-efficient care. She served as a Senior Advisor at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), helping communities across the country prevent, prepare for, and respond to disasters, bioterror threats and public health emergencies. As a career public servant at HHS, she helped implement the Affordable Care Act — broadening access for those on Medicare, improving healthcare quality, and reforming private insurance. Congresswoman Underwood also taught future nurse practitioners through Georgetown University’s online master’s program. Congresswoman Underwood is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Johns Hopkins University. She graduated from Neuqua Valley High School and is a lifelong Girl Scout. She resides in Naperville, Illinois.



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  11/03/2020 IL District 14 Won 50.67% (+1.34%)
  03/17/2020 IL District 14 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/13/2019 House Democratic Freshman Caucus Representative Lost 0.00% (-51.85%)
  01/03/2019 US House Education and Labor Committee Majority Members Won 2.83% (-3.49%)
  11/06/2018 IL District 14 Won 52.50% (+5.00%)
  03/20/2018 IL District 14 - D Primary Won 57.35% (+43.99%)
IL Secretary of State - D Primary - Mar 15, 2022 D Anna Valencia
DeKalb, IL Mayor - Apr 06, 2021 D Carolyn Beth Morris
MA US Senate - D Primary - Sep 01, 2020 D Joseph P. Kennedy, III
IL District 03 - D Primary - Mar 17, 2020 D Marie Newman
C00652719 Lauren Underwood For Congress $ 1048780.00