No matter their party’s color, alumni used their red, white, and blue AU roots in elections across the nation. From congressmen to assemblywomen, this year’s newly minted class of elected officials continues AU’s storied tradition of turning out alumni who are ambitious in their desire to serve their communities large and small.
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Julia Brownley, KSB/MBA ’79, California State Assembly (D)
Michael Dovilla, SPA/MPA ’99, Ohio State Representative (R)
Tim Huelskamp, SPA/PhD ’95, U.S. Representative (R-KS)
Tony Klein, SPA/BA ’69, Vermont State Representative (D)
Don Manzullo, SPA/BA ’67, U.S. Representative (R-IL)
Jim McGovern, CAS/BA’81; SPA/MPA ’84, U.S. Representative (D-MA)
Sam Olens, SIS/BA’78; SIS/MA ’80, Attorney General (R-GA)
Mike Panetta, SPA/BA ‘93, SPA/MA 94, Shadow Representative (D-DC)
Loretta Sanchez, KSB/MBA’84, U.S. Representative (D-CA)
Bill Shuster, KSB/MBA ’87, U.S. Representative (R-PA)
David Vieira, SPA/BA ’97, Massachusetts State Representative (R)
Drew Wrigley, WCL/JD '91, Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota (R)
Chris Zimmerman, SPA/BS ’81, Vice chair, Arlington County (Va.) Board (D)