|Member o the U.S. Hoose o Representatives|
frae Hawaii's 2nt destrict
|Assumed office |
Januar 3, 2013
|Precedit bi||Mazie Hirono|
|Member o the Honolulu City Council|
frae the 6t destrict
Januar 2, 2011 – August 16, 2012
|Precedit bi||Rod Tam|
|Succeedit bi||Carol Fukunaga|
|Member o the Hawaii Hoose o Representatives|
frae the 42nt destrict
|Precedit bi||Mark Moses|
|Succeedit bi||Rida Cabanilla|
|Born||12 Aprile 1981|
Leloaloa, American Samoa, U.S.
|Spoose(s)||Eduardo Tamayo (2002–2006)|
Abraham Williams (2015–present)
|Alma mater||Hawaii Pacific Varsity (BS)|
|Service/branch||Unitit States Airmy|
|Years o service||2004–present|
|Awairds|| Meritorious Service Medal|
Airmy Commendation Medal wi Oak Leaf Cluster
Army Achievement Medal wi Oak leaf cluster
Airmy Guid Conduct Medal
Combat Medical Badge
German Airmed Forces Badge for Militar Proficiency in Gowd
Tulsi Gabbard (/ /, born Aprile 12, 1981) is an American politeecian an member o the Democratic Pairty wha haes been the Unitit States Representative for Hawaii's 2nt congressional destrict syne 2013. She wis also a vice-chair o the Democratic National Committee till Februar 28, 2016, when she resigned in order tae endorse Senator Bernie Sanders for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. Electit in 2012, she is the first American Samoan an the first Hindu member o the Unitit States Congress, an, alang wi Tammy Duckworth, ane o its first female combat veterans.
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- "Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard resigns from DNC, endorses Bernie Sanders". Reuters. February 28, 2016. Retrieved February 28, 2016.
- "Faleomavaega congratulates Tulsi Gabbard as first Samoan woman elected to the U.S. Congress". Samoa News. November 30, 2012. Retrieved December 6, 2012.
Congressman Faleomavaega has congratulated Tulsi Gabbard on her recent election to the U.S. House of Representatives. Gabbard will become the first Samoan-American congresswoman after her swearing in ceremony at the opening of the 113th Congress.
- "Hindu-American Tulsi Gabbard wins Democratic primary in Hawaii". The Economic Times. August 12, 2012.
- Cindy Huang and Ellen Rolfes (November 12, 2012). "Meet the Incoming Congressional Class Veterans". PBS. Retrieved January 26, 2016.