Donna Christensen

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Donna Christensen
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U.S. House, Virgin Islands, At-Large
Incumbent
In office
1997-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 17
PartyDemocratic
PredecessorVictor Frazer (I)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSt. Mary's College
M.D.George Washington University
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 19, 1945
Place of birthTeaneck, New Jersey
Websites
Office website
Donna Christensen (b. September 19, 1945) is a Democratic, non-voting member of the U.S. House of Representatives, serving as a delegate from the U.S. Virgin Islands. Christensen was first elected in 1998. She won re-election in 2012.[1]

Biography

Christensen was born in Teaneck, New Jersey. She graduated with a bachelor's degree from St. Mary's College and received her medical degree from George Washington University.[2]

Career

  • 1999-Present: U.S. House of Representatives, Delegate from the U.S. Virgin Islands
  • 1994-1995: acting commissioner of health for the Virgin Islands
  • 1988-1994: territorial assistant, commissioner of health for the Virgin Islands
  • 1987-1988: medical director, St. Croix Hospital

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Pierluisi serves on the following committeess:[3]

Elections

2012

Pierluisi won re-election in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Puerto Rico as a Democrat.[4]

U.S. House, Virgin Islands General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDonna Christensen Incumbent 60.1% 11,512
     Republican Holland L. Redfield, II 11.1% 2,131
     Independent Guillaume Mimoun 1.6% 312
     Independent Norma Pickard-Samuel 10.1% 1,927
     Independent Warren B. Mosler 17.1% 3,276
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 12
Total Votes 19,170
Source: Election System of the Virgin Islands "Election Results"

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
Victor Frazer
U.S. House - Virgin Islands - Delegate
1997-Present
Succeeded by
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