July 22, 2014

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.)

  • District: District of Columbia -- At Large
  • Residence: Washington
  • Born: June 13, 1937; Washington, D.C.
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Family: Divorced; two children
  • Education: Antioch College, B.A. 1960 (history); Yale U., M.A. 1963 (American studies); Yale U., LL.B. 1964
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: New York City Commission on Human Rights, 1970-77; Equal Employment Opportunity Commission chairwoman, 1977-81; U.S. House, 1991-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1990 (12th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Oversight & Government Reform (Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements; Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and the Census); Transportation & Infrastructure (Economic Development, Public Buildings & Emergency Management; Highways & Transit - Ranking Member; Public-Private Partnerships; Water Resources & Environment)
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State Information: District of Columbia -- At Large

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Eleanor Norton (D) 246,664 88.5%
Bruce Majors (LIBERT) 16,524 5.9%
Natale Stracuzzi (SGREEN) 13,243 4.8%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 91% Mitt Romney: 7%
2008 Barack Obama: 92% John McCain: 7%