Georgetown Law Alumni Elected to Congress
November 7, 2012 — When the 113th United States Congress convenes in January, it will include four newly elected Georgetown Law alumni, bringing the total number of Law Center graduates serving in Congress to 13.
Rep. Mazie Hirono, L’78, (D-Hawaii) has been elected to the Senate. She will join incumbents Mark Kirk, L’92 (R-Ill.); Patrick Leahy, L’64 (D-Vt.) and Majority Whip Dick Durbin, F’66, L’69 (D-Ill.).
John Delaney, L’88 (D-Md.), Lois Frankel, L’73 (D-Fla.) and Ann McLane Kuster, L’84 (D-N.H.) have been elected to the House of Representatives.
Law Center graduates re-elected to the House include David Cicilline, L’86 (D-R.I.); John Dingell, C’49, L’52 (D-Mich.); Peter Visclosky, LL.M.’82 (D-Ind.); Chris Van Hollen, L’90 (D-Md.); Frank Wolf, L’65 (R-Va.) and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, L’66 (D-Md.)
Georgetown Law Professor and D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton also won re-election.