|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Michigan's 11th district
|Assumed office |
January 3, 2019
|Preceded by||Dave Trott|
Haley Maria Stevens
June 24, 1983
Rochester Hills, Michigan, U.S.
|Education||American University (BA, MA)|
Haley Maria Stevens (born June 24, 1983) is an American politician from the state of Michigan. A Democrat, she is the member of the United States House of Representatives from Michigan's 11th congressional district. The district includes many of Detroit's northern suburbs, such as Auburn Hills, Troy, Livonia, Bloomfield Hills, Novi, Rochester Hills, Birmingham and Northville.
Early life and career
Stevens grew up in Rochester Hills. She graduated from Seaholm High School in Birmingham, and American University. She became involved in politics in 2006, working for the Michigan Democratic Party as a volunteer organizer. She worked on the Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama presidential campaigns in 2008, beginning with Clinton before the primary.
In 2009, Steven Rattner hired her to join the Presidential Task Force on the Auto Industry, and she served as his chief of staff. She went to work for Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute in Chicago, returning to Michigan in 2017.
U.S. House of Representatives
Over January and February 2017, Stevens moved back to Rochester Hills. She announced her candidacy for the United States House of Representatives seat in Michigan's 11th congressional district in the 2018 United States House of Representatives elections in Michigan in April 2017. The district had been represented by two-term Republican Dave Trott.
Trott announced his retirement in September 2017, making the 11th an open seat. Stevens defeated Tim Greimel in the Democratic Party primary election, and defeated Republican Lena Epstein in the general election. Her victory, and that of Elissa Slotkin in the neighboring 8th District means that there are no Republicans representing Oakland County in the House for the first time since the 1930s. Republicans had held the 11th since its creation in 2003, and Stevens' victory marked a major political shift in the region.
- "City of Chicago FOIA Request Log" (PDF). Retrieved January 6, 2019.
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- Jonathan Oosting (April 27, 2017). "Michigan native comes home for run against Rep. Trott". The Detroit News.
- "Lena Epstein and Haley Stevens will compete for 11th Congressional District seat | Local News". theoaklandpress.com. August 7, 2018. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
- "Haley Stevens defeats Lena Epstein in race for open U.S. House seat". Freep.com. Retrieved January 6, 2019.
- Balz, Dan. "A leader of the Democratic Class of 2018 confronts the challenges of governing". The Washington Post. Retrieved January 6, 2019.
- Biography at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- Profile at Vote Smart
- Financial information (federal office) at the Federal Election Commission
- Legislation sponsored at the Library of Congress
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Michigan's 11th congressional district
|U.S. order of precedence (ceremonial)|
| United States Representatives by seniority
|115th||Senate: D. Stabenow • G. Peters||House: F. Upton • J. Amash • B. Huizenga • D. Kildee • D. Dingell • B. Lawrence • J. Moolenaar • J. Bergman • P. Mitchell • A. Levin • E. Slotkin • H. Stevens • R. Tlaib|