Maria Elvira Salazar

Education:B.A., University of Miami
M.P.A., Harvard University

Maria Elvira Salazar is U.S. representative-elect for Florida's 27th Congressional District.

Salazar was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She received a Bachelor of Arts in communications from the University of Miami and a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Salazar has been a news anchor for MEGA TV, Telemundo and CNN español, host of the television show Maria Elvira Live, a senior political correspondent for Telemundo, the Central American bureau chief for Univision, and a White House and Pentagon correspondent for Univision. She is recipient of five Emmy Awards in broadcast journalism.

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