|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.
|Domestic partner||Rob Gulley (engaged; 2020)|
|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 and western suburbs, such as Auburn Hills, Troy, Livonia, Canton Township, Bloomfield Hills, West Bloomfield Township, Novi, Rochester Hills, Birmingham, and Northville.
Early life and career
Stevens grew up in Rochester Hills, Michigan. She graduated from Seaholm High School in Birmingham, Michigan. She attended American University. where she graduated with a BA in political science and philosophy, and an MA in social policy and philosophy. 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
2018 general election
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, made it the first time since the 1930s that no Republicans represented Oakland County in the House. She also became the first Democrat to represent the 11th since it assumed its current configuration in 2003.
- Committee on Education and Labor
- Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
|Democratic gain from Republican|
Stevens and Rob Gulley, a software engineer who she met in high school, began dating in adulthood and became engaged in June 2020.
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- "Haley Stevens defeats Lena Epstein in race for open U.S. House seat". Freep.com. Archived from the original on November 21, 2018. Retrieved January 6, 2019.
- Laitner, Bill (November 8, 2018). "Republican and Patterson's hold on Oakland County may be at an end". Detroit Free Press. Archived from the original on April 10, 2019. Retrieved January 21, 2019.
All four congressional districts with a footprint in Oakland County will be held by Democrats come Jan. 1, with both the 8th District and the 11th District flipping from Republican on Tuesday.
- Balz, Dan. "A leader of the Democratic Class of 2018 confronts the challenges of governing". The Washington Post. Archived from the original on January 4, 2019. Retrieved January 6, 2019.
- Spangler, Todd (June 8, 2020). "Rep. Haley Stevens' boyfriend proposes on romantic Orchard Lake boat ride". Detroit Free Press. Archived from the original on June 8, 2020. Retrieved June 8, 2020.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Haley Stevens.|
- 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
- Appearances on C-SPAN
|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
|116th||Senate: D. Stabenow • G. Peters||House: F. Upton • T. Walberg • J. Amash • B. Huizenga • D. Kildee • D. Dingell • B. Lawrence • J. Moolenaar • J. Bergman • P. Mitchell • A. Levin • E. Slotkin • H. Stevens • R. Tlaib|