|Born:||April 13, 1964 (age 57)|
|Career:||U.S. House of Representative, 2021-present|
|Education:||B.A., University of Wisconson|
Marie Newman assumed office as the U.S. representative-elect for Illinois' 3rd Congressional District on Jan. 3, 2021.
Newman was born on April 13, 1964 in Evergreen Park, Illinois. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and business from the University of Wisconsin. After college, she worked in advertising, eventually becoming a partner in a large ad agency and later starting her own consulting firm. She co-founded a nonprofit organization, Team Up to Stop Bullying, to address bullying among school children. She has served as a state and national advocate for health care rights, income equality, LGBTQ+ rights and gun safety.
For information on Newman'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.
Ballotpedia (n.d.). Marie Newman. Retrieved on Nov 17, 2020, from https://ballotpedia.org/Marie_Newman.
Marie Newman. (n.d.) Meet Marie. Retrieved on Nov. 17, 2020, from https://www.marienewmanforcongress.com/about.