EDWARDS, Donna F., (1958 - )


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

EDWARDS, Donna F., a Representative from Maryland; born in Yanceyville, Caswell County, N.C., June 28, 1958; B.A., Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, N.C., 1980; J.D., Franklin Pierce Law Center, Concord, N. H., 1989; lawyer, private practice; clerk, District of Columbia Superior Court Judge; executive director, National Network to End Domestic Violence; executive director, Center for a New Democracy; executive director, The Arca Foundation; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Tenth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Albert Russell Wynn, and reelected to the four succeeding Congresses (June 17, 2008-January 3, 2017); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress in 2016, but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States Senate.