Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) released the following statement regarding her re-election to a third full term in the U.S. House of Representatives:
"As I prepare to serve the people of the Eleventh Congressional District in a new term, I offer my thanks to the voters who placed their trust in me. I extend my pledge to work hard for the people of my district and to be your voice in Washington. I welcome the opportunity to serve my existing constituents and look forward to representing new communities and residents in the expanded district, as well as addressing the concerns that matter to Northeast Ohioans. Chief among those concerns is to foster economic growth that works for everyone. Our district and our nation face many important issues and I am ready to get back to work for all the people I serve."
Background: Congresswoman Fudge was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in a special election in November 2008, re-elected in the general election that was held that same month and again in 2010. She is the Ranking Member of the Department Operations, Oversight and Credit Sub-committee of the Agriculture Committee and also sits on the Committee on Education and the Workforce. The Congresswoman is a life-long resident of Northeast Ohio and resides in Warrensville Heights, Ohio.