Sharice Davids, U.S. Congress

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About Sharice Davids, U.S. Congress

Sharice Lynnette Davids (born May 22, 1980) is an American lawyer, former mixed martial artist, and politician serving as the U.S. Representative from Kansas's 3rd congressional district since 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, her district serves most of the Kansas side of the Kansas City metropolitan area, including cities such as Kansas City, Overland Park, Lenexa, as well as Olathe.

Davids is the first Democrat elected to represent a Kansas congressional district in a decade. Davids is the first openly LGBT Native American elected to the U.S. Congress, the first openly gay person elected to the U.S. Congress from Kansas, and one of the first two Native American women elected to Congress, along with Deb Haaland of New Mexico. She is also the second Native American to represent Kansas in Congress, after Charles Curtis.

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May 22, 1980
Frankfurt, Darmstadt, HE, Germany