Yvette D Clarke

Born:November 24, 1964 (age 54)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2007-present
New York City Council, 2002-2007
State:NY
Party:Democratic
Education:Oberlin College
Medgar Evers College
Website:http://clarke.house.gov/index.php

Yvette D. Clarke assumed office January 2007, representing New York's 11th District in the United States House of Representatives. After New York's redistricting in 2011, she won re-election in District 9.

Clarke was born November 21, 1964, in Brooklyn, New York. She attended Oberlin College in Ohio.

Prior to serving in Congress, Clarke served on the New York City Council from 2002 to 2007, representing the 40th District in Brooklyn. She succeeded her mother, Una S. T. Clarke, becoming part of the first mother-daughter succession in the council's history.

For information on Clarke'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.

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