HALVORSON, Deborah L., (1958 - )


Collection of the U. S. House of Representatives, Photography Collection

HALVORSON, Deborah L., a Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago Heights, Cook County, Ill., March 1, 1958; A.G.S., Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, Ill., 1998; B.A., Governors State University, University Park, Ill., 2001; M.A., Governors State University, University Park, Ill., 2003; business owner; manager; clerk, Crete Township, Ill., 1993-1996; member, Illinois state senate, 1997-2008, majority leader, 2005-2008; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Eleventh Congress (January 3, 2009-January 3, 2011); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress in 2010; unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in 2012; unsuccessful candidate in a special primary election for the Democratic nomination to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in 2013.