|Born:||December 7, 1979 (age 42)|
|Career:||Idaho House of Representatives, 2014-2018|
Finance Chair, Executive Board of the National Indian Gaming Association
Seattle City Council
|Education:||BA, University of Washington|
Paulette Jordan ran unsuccessfully for governor of Idaho in 2018 and for the U.S. Senate in 2020.
Jordan was born in Idaho on December 7, 1979, as a member of the Coeur d’Alene tribe. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from University of Washington, working with the Seattle City Council throughout college.
After college, Jordan moved back to Idaho and became the youngest person to be elected to the Coeur d’Alene Tribal Council. She has worked as a business development strategist, and serves as a senior executive board representative, finance chair and energy initiative chair for the National Indian Gaming Association.
In 2014, she was elected to the Idaho House of Representatives, serving until February 14, 2018.