Rep. Hillary Scholten
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Hillary Scholten

U.S. Representative (D-MI 3)

Hillary Scholten represents Michigan’s Third Congressional District, anchored by the urban centers of Grand Rapids, Muskegon, and Grand Haven. Scholten is the first woman and mother ever to represent the district in Congress.

Scholten began her career as a social worker before becoming a clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in their special unit focused on immigration issues. Following her clerkship, she joined the Justice Department through the Attorney General Honors Program.

Scholten earned her law degree from the University of Maryland Thurgood Marshall School of Law.