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Mia Love


Mia Love served as the US Representative for Utah’s 4th district from 2015-2019. She was the first black female Republican elected to Congress. At the start of the 2015 Congress, she was appointed to the House Financial Services Committee, which oversees the Treasury and the Federal Reserve. She also joined the Congressional Black Caucus after taking her seat. 

Before being elected to Congress, Love was elected mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah in 2010, having previously served on its City Council.

Love was born in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York and holds a B.A. from the University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut. She is currently a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney.

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