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Congresswoman Susie Lee is in her first term serving Nevada’s Third District. Born to a working class family in Ohio, Congresswoman Lee moved to Las Vegas over 25 years ago. She is a nonprofit leader in Nevada, where she has led efforts to boost high school graduation rates and address homelessness.
In October 2017, Las Vegas became the site of the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history when a gunman opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest music festival. 59 people were killed and over 400 were shot. Like many Nevadans, Congresswoman Lee has friends who witnessed the shooting and are still dealing with the trauma that accompanied it. She joined Congresswoman Gabby Giffords on the campaign trail in 2018 to hear from gun violence survivors, student activists, and community organizers. In Congress, Congresswoman Lee has voted for bipartisan legislation to enact universal background checks and close the boyfriend and stalker loopholes.