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Lisa Blunt RochesterDEMDemocrat United States Representative
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Lisa LaTrelle Blunt Rochester (née Blunt; born February 10, 1962) is an American politician serving as the U.S. representative for Delaware's at-large congressional district since 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, she is the first woman and first African American to represent Delaware in Congress.Blunt Rochester has announced her candidacy to represent Delaware in the United States Senate in the 2024 election. If elected, she would be the first woman and woman of color to represent Delaware in the Senate, as well as the third black woman to serve in the body.

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Campaign Funding

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Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
Securities & Investment$101,000
Commercial Banks$65,413
Lawyers/Law Firms$57,224
Agricultural Services/Products$46,502
Public Sector Unions$45,000
Finance/Credit Companies$42,700
Industrial Unions$41,500
Building Trade Unions$40,001
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Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education5 - 5 of 3
University of Delaware
MA Urban Affairs/ Public Policy
2000 - 2003
Fairleigh Dickinson University
BA International Relations
1982 - 1985
Villanova University
Attended International Relations
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
United States House of Representatives, Delaware
2017 - Current
Management Consultant
Blunt Consulting
2006 - 2015
Former Chief Executive Officer
Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League
2004 - 2007
Former State Personnel Director
State of Delaware
2001 - 2004
Former Secretary of Labor
State of Delaware
1998 - 2001
Former Deputy Secretary of Health and Social Services
State of Delaware
1993 - 1998
THRIVE: 34 Women, 18 Countries, One Goal
Former Intern
Congressman Tom Carper
Other Experience1 - 12 of 12
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's 'Red to Blue'
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Presidential Campaign
Senior Fellow
University of Massachusetts
2012 - 2015
Energy and Commerce Committee, United States House of Representatives
2021 - Current
Former Member
Subcommittee on Consumer Protection & Commerce, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Education and the Workforce Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change
Former Member
Agriculture Committee, United States House of Representatives