United States Congresswoman, Michigan - 08
U.S. Representative Elissa Slotkin is proud to serve the people of the 8th Congressional District of Michigan, a district that spans Ingham, Livingston, and North Oakland counties. Rep. Slotkin has spent her career in national service. After the 9/11 terrorist attacks she was recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to be a Middle East analyst. In her role at the CIA, Rep. Slotkin worked alongside the U.S. military during three tours in Iraq as a militia expert. In between her tours in Iraq, Rep. 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, Rep. Slotkin took a senior position at the Pentagon and, until January 2017, she served as Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs.