Eleanor Holmes Norton

Democrat for DC-US House, Del.

First elected in 1990

Date of Birth: June 13, 1937

Top issues: Civil Rights, Civil Liberties, Reproductive Freedom, Government Transparency

Committees: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure— Subcommittee on Aviation; Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management; Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials; Committee on Oversight and Reform— Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties; Subcommittee on Government Operations.

Profession: Lawyer

Education: B.A., Antioch College; M.A., Yale University; J.D., Yale Law School

Election Outlook: Safe

Did you know?

Eleanor co-founded the Women’s Rights Law Reporter, the first legal periodical in the United States to focus exclusively on women’s rights law.