Carrie Meek

Carrie Mae Pittman Meek was an American educator and elected official, who served as the United States representative for Florida's 17th congressional district, from 1993 to 2003. Having been elected in the September 1992 primary with no general election opponent, she was the first African American since the Reconstruction era elected to represent Florida in the United States Congress, where she advocated for the poor and for members of minority groups. A member of the Democratic Party, she served from 1979 to 1982 in the Florida House of Representatives, from 1982 to 1992 in the Florida Senate, and from 1993 to 2003, as a congresswoman in the United States House of Representatives. Wikipedia*

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Carrie Meek has 316 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1992 Vignette as a State Senator. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 47 videos. Most appearances with Eddie Bernice Johnson (8), Corrine Brown (8), James "Jim" Clyburn (7). Most common tags: Election 2000, African Americans, Florida.

Appearances by Title:c. March 1, 2003 - Present Vice Chair, Florida Democratic Party

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U.S. Representative, D-FL 17th January 3, 1993 - January 3, 2003 Videos: 314 State Senator,
c. September 24, 1992 - c. November 10, 1992 Videos: 2

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