- Fought to prevent cuts to food and nutrition programs for low-income individuals
- Experience in elected executive leadership
- Sits on multiple House committees and chairs the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight and Department of Operations
Rep. Marcia Fudge (Ohio, 11th district), has been a public servant for more than three decades, beginning with the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office. She was both the first African-American and first female mayor of Warrensville Heights, Ohio, where she led the city in shoring up a sagging retail base and providing new residential construction.
Fudge consistently fights for voter protection, equitable access to a quality education from preschool through post-secondary programs, affordable and accessible food programs, fair labor practices and civil and human. She remains a steadfast advocate to strengthen and preserve Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
The congresswoman serves on multiple House committees, including House Administration, Agriculture, and Education and Labor. She is chair of the Subcommittee on Elections and Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight and Department Operations.
Fudge earned her bachelor’s degree in business from The Ohio State University and law degree from the Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall School of Law. She is a Past National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and a member of its Greater Cleveland Alumnae Chapter.