Suzan DelBene

American politician

Suzan DelBene (born February 17, 1962) is an American politician.

Suzan DelBene
Suzan DelBene, official portrait, 115th Congress.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Washington's 1st district
Assumed office
November 6, 2012
Preceded byJay Inslee
Personal details
Born (1962-02-17) February 17, 1962 (age 58)
Selma, Alabama
Political partyDemocratic Party


DelBene worked at Microsoft before she was a politician.[1]


DelBene has been a member of the United States House of Representatives since 2012.[2]

She first tried to be elected as a Representative in 2010 but lost.[3]

She won the 2012 Representative elections. She also won the race to finish Jay Inslee's term in the House. Jay Inslee decided to leave early. [4] She is a member of the Democratic Party, and she represents part of Washington state.

Personal lifeEdit

DelBene was born in Selma, Alabama.[5] She went to college at Reed University. Later, she went to the University of Washington.[1]

DelBene lives in Medina, Washington.[6] Medina is part of the area that she represents in Congress.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Reed Magazine:". Retrieved 2019-01-13.
  2. "Rep. Suzan DelBene wins Washington's 1st Congressional District seat". 9 January 2019. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  3. Heffter, Emily (2012-10-25). "Suzan DelBene puts $500,000 more into her race". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 2019-01-13.
  4. "DelBene beats Koster in race for U.S. HouseDems hold state's most competitive district | Politics | The Seattle Times". 2014-01-10. Retrieved 2019-05-16.
  5. "DelBene faces tougher fight than expected in 1st District race". The Seattle Times. 2012-07-17. Retrieved 2019-01-13.
  6. "Washington Reps. Suzan DelBene and Denny Heck will compete to chair Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee". The Seattle Times. 2018-11-07. Retrieved 2019-01-13.