|Career:||U.S. House of Representatives, 2021-present|
|Education:||B.A., University of Miami|
M.P.A., Harvard University
Maria Elvira Salazar assumed office as the U.S. representative for Florida's 27th Congressional District on Jan. 3, 2021.
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.
For information on Salazar's policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on https://www.congress.gov.