Deborah Ross

Born:June 20, 1963 (age 60)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2021-present
North Carolina General Assembly, 2003-2013
State:North Carolina
Education:B.A., Brown University
J.D., Univeristy of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Deborah Ross assumed office as the U.S. representative for North Carolina's 2nd Congressional District on Jan. 3, 2021. She previously served in the North Carolina General Assembly from 2003-2013.

Ross was born June 20, 1963. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University in 1985 and law degree from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1990. She is an attorney, business ethics consultant and senior lecturing fellow. She managed the ACLU of North Carolina for more than seven years.

During her tenure in the North Carolina General Assembly, Ross served as a majority whip and state house deputy minority whip. She was the 2016 Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate for North Carolina, but lost to incumbent Sen. Richard Burr.

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