MI-08 Elissa Slotkin (D)
Elissa Slotkin serves the residents of Michigan’s 8th Congressional District, a district that includes Ingham, Livingston, and North Oakland Counties.
After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, she was recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to be a Middle East analyst. In her role at the CIA, Slotkin worked alongside the U.S. military during three tours in Iraq as a militia expert.
In between her tours in Iraq, Slotkin held various defense and intelligence positions under President Bush and President Obama, including roles at the White House and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. In 2011, Slotkin took a senior position at the Pentagon and, until January 2017, she served as acting assistant secretary of defense for International Security Affairs.
A third-generation Michigander, Slotkin’s home is her family farm in Holly. Her husband, Dave, is a retired Army colonel who served for 30 years as an Apache helicopter pilot. Her two stepdaughters have pursued their own lives of service, one as a physician and the other as a new Army officer.
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