Elise (Elise) Stefanik (R-USH21)
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Capitol: 202.225.4611
FAX: 202.226.0621
District: 518.242.4707
Representative
Room 2211 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-3221

Residence: Willsboro, NY
Elected: 2014    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Matthew Manda   DOB: 7/2/1984
Committee Assignments
Co-ChairCongressional Battlefields Caucus
Co-ChairNorthern Border Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Invasive Species Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Community Health Center Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Olympic and Paralympic Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Ski and Snowboard Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Military Personnel
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Central Intelligence Agency
Co-ChairCongressional Hindu Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Intelligence and Special Operations
FC MemberServicewomen and Women Veterans (SWWV) Congressional Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Workforce Protections
MemberHouse Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
FC MemberBipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic
FC MemberMilitary Sexual Assault and Prevention Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Biomass Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development
MemberHouse Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government
FC MemberExplosive Ordnance Disposal Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Horse Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Education and the Workforce
MemberHouse Committee on Armed Services
FC MemberGreat Lakes Task Force (Joint)
FC MemberCongressional Bureau of Prisons Reform Caucus (BOP)
FC MemberHouse Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus
FC MemberHouse Impact Aid Coalition
FC MemberCongressional Cybersecurity Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Animal Protection Caucus
FC MemberRural Health Care Coalition
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Unmanned Systems (UAV)
FC MemberNorthern Border Security Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Military Families Caucus
FC MemberDairy Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Independent Colleges Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Election Integrity Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Aluminum Caucus
FC MemberFriends of Australia Caucus
FC MemberHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberUSO Caucus
FC MemberRepublican Governance Group (Tuesday Group)
FC MemberHouse Republican Israel Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Rural Broadband Caucus
FC MemberHouse General Aviation Caucus
FC MemberRepublican Main Street Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Army Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Counties Representing
Albany / Fulton / Montgomery / Rensselaer / Saratoga / Schenectady / Schoharie

Bio

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik proudly represents New York's 21st District and serves as the House Republican Conference Chair and most senior Republican in New York. In 2014, Elise successfully flipped a Democrat district to Republican winning by over 20 points. At the time of her first election, Elise was the youngest woman ever elected to Congress in United States history. She continued this historic rise and she is currently the youngest woman ever to serve in top elected House leadership. Elise is known for her tireless work ethic, policy leadership, media savvy, genuine grassroots connection with voters, and laser focus on delivering real results to her Upstate New York and North Country constituents. Elise has consistently won historic re-election victories, often by the largest margin of any Republican in the Northeast, and consistently earning the most votes in history for any Congressional candidate in the North Country.

Elise is one of President Trump's staunchest allies in Congress. Hailed by President Trump as "a star" Elise served on the House Intelligence Committee during the unconstitutional impeachment hearings and played a leading role as a member of President Trump's impeachment defense team. She served as Co-Chair of New York, a top national surrogate for President Trump's 2020 re-election campaign, and was proud to deliver a keynote primetime speech at the Republican National Convention in 2020. Elise is proud to be the highest-ranking official in Congress to endorse President Trump for President in 2024.

Elise is a senior member of the Armed Services Committee, the Committee on Education and Labor, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and the Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government. Elise has been rated as one of the most effective and bipartisan Members of Congress. She is a well-respected national policy leader on issues ranging from economic policy impacting small businesses and manufacturers to national security, intelligence reform and oversight, rural broadband, rural healthcare, constitutional protections, conservation, life, K-12 & higher education, cyber security, artificial intelligence, law enforcement, battlefield preservation, northern border issues, border security, & government accountability and transparency. Elise was born and raised in Upstate New York. Prior to serving in Congress, she worked at her family's small business. Growing up in a small business family, Elise learned, lived, and understands the values of hard work, perseverance, determination, and grit. As the first member of her immediate family to have the opportunity to earn a college degree, Elise graduated with Honors from Harvard. From 2006 to 2009, Elise served in the West Wing of the White House on President George W. Bush's Domestic Policy Council Staff and the Chief of Staff's office where she assisted in overseeing the policy development process on all economic and domestic policy issues.

It is the highest and most humbling honor of Elise's life to represent Upstate New York and the North Country in Congress. She is proud to work tirelessly every day to bring a new generation of leadership to Washington on behalf of her district's hardworking families, small businesses, farmers, students, seniors, service members, military families, law enforcement officers, and veterans. She is unapologetic about fighting every day to give her constituents a seat at the absolute highest levels of government.

Elise lives in Schuylerville with her husband Matt and their young son Sam. They are proud to call Upstate New York - the cradle of the American Revolution - home.