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DEMINGS, Valdez (1957-)

DEMINGS, VALDEZ, A Representative from Florida; born in Jacksonville, Duvall County, Fla., March 12, 1957; graduated from Wolfson High School, Jacksonville, Fla.; B.S., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla., 1979; M.P.A., Webster University, Orlando, Fla., 1996; social worker; police officer; commander of special operations, Orlando, Fla., police department, 2003-2006, chief, 2007-2012; unsuccessful candidate for election to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in 2012; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 2017-present); one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 2020 to conduct the impeachment proceedings of Donald J. Trump, President of the United States.