|Born||Erin Kathleen Bilbray
1969 (age 44–45)
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
|Residence||Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.|
Bilbray is the daughter of former Congressman James Bilbray, who represented Nevada from 1987 to 1995. Bilbray is also related to former California Republican Congressman Brian Bilbray. Bilbray is married to Las Vegas pediatrician and Community Spirit Award Winner Noah Kohn, who founded Clinics in Schools, which provides free healthcare to children. Noah Kohn and Erin Bilbray have two daughters.
Bilbray is a Democratic National Committeewoman. In 2006, Bilbray founded Emerge Nevada, a group which trains women to run for public office. In this role, Bilbray worked as political director for Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto, among other candidates. Bilbray has also helped to found Southern Nevada Prom Closet, which provides prom dresses to teenagers who can't afford them. She has also worked with the American Diabetes Foundation and the Agassi Foundation.
2014 Congressional candidacy
Bilbray declared her candidacy on July 1, 2013 in Nevada's 3rd congressional district, which is currently represented by Republican Joe Heck. Bilbray was endorsed by EMILY's List. She has also been endorsed by Frank Kassela, a professional poker player and former congressional candidate.
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- Official website
- Emerge Nevada
- Erin Bilbray on Facebook
- Erin Bilbray on Twitter
- Erin Bilbray's channel on YouTube
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