Renee Ellmers

Born:February 9, 1964 (age 60)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2011-2017
State:North Carolina
Education:B.S., Oakland University

Renee Ellmers served as the United States representative for North Carolina's 2nd District from 2011-2017. In 2022, she ran for the seat for North Carolina's 13th congressional district, losing in the primary.

Ellmers was born February 9, 1964, in Michigan. She completed her bachelor's degree in nursing at Oakland in 1990. After graduation, she worked as a registered nurse, focusing on surgical care as Clinical Director of the Trinity Wound Care Center and later helping to manage the family's small medical practice with her husband.

For information on Ellmers' policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation during her time in the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on


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