Yvette Clarke

Democrat for NY-US House, 9

First elected in 2006

Date of birth: 11/21/1964

Top issues: Poverty, Economic Development, Early Childhood Education, Immigration Reform

Committees: Committee on Energy and Commerce; Small Business Committee; Ethics Committee

Former profession: Director of Business Development (Bronx Overall Economic Development Corp.) and Bronx Director of NYC Empowerment Zone

Education: B.A., Oberlin College

Did you know?

Yvette succeeded her mother on the New York City Council.