Frederica Wilson

Democrat for FL-US House, 24

First elected in 2010

Date of birth: 11/5/1942

Top issues: Job Creation, Income Inequality, Worker Rights, Education

Committees: Committee on Education and Labor—Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions; Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education; Committee on Transporation and Infrastructure—Subcommittee on Highways and Transit; Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials; Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

Former profession: Principal of Skyway Elementary School and school board member in Miami.

Education: M.Ed., University of Miami; B.A., Fisk University

Election Outlook: Safe

Did you know?

Frederica is known for her flamboyant hats, a fashion choice she adopted from her grandmother.