Elaine Luria : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children, Education and Salary
Elaine Goodman Luria is an American politician and Navy veteran from the Commonwealth of Virginia know all about her as like her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children, Education and Salary
|Name||Elaine Goodman Luria|
|Birthdate ( Age)||15 August 1975|
|Place of Birth||Birmingham, Alabama, United States|
|Parents||Herb Luria, Michelle|
|Education||United States Naval Academy, Old Dominion University|
|Profession||United States Representative|
|Net Worth||$2.5 Million|
|Last Update||September 2021|
Elaine Goodman Luria is an American politician and Navy veteran from the Commonwealth of Virginia who has served as the U.S. representative from Virginia's 2nd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives since 2019.
Luria rose to the rank of commander and spent most of her career deployed on navy ships. She defeated Republican incumbent Scott Taylor in 2018. She defeated Taylor in a rematch to win a second term in 2020.
Early Life and Family
Luria was born on August 15, 1975, in Birmingham, Alabama.Her mother Michelle's family immigrated to Jasper, Alabama, in 1906.The family sold goods to coal miners in Walker County, Alabama.In the early-1900s, Luria's great-grandfather helped spawn a Reform Jewish congregation in Jasper, and her immediate family joined the Temple Emanu-El in Birmingham. Luria's mother and grandmother were active in the National Council of Jewish Women , Hadassah, the Temple Emanu-El Sisterhood, and the Birmingham Jewish Federation.
Luria graduated from Indian Springs School in 1993.She graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science (BS) with a double major in physics and history, and a minor in French.In 2000, Luria attended the United States Naval Nuclear Power School.While serving in the Navy and stationed aboard the flagship USS Blue Ridge, she earned a Master of Science (MS) degree in engineering management from Old Dominion University in 2004.
Elaine Luria Husband
Elaine Luria’s husband Robert Blondin is retired from Navy commander and had spent almost 27 years of his life in the services. She has two stepchildren along with her daughter who was born in 2009.
Elaine Luria Net Worth
Elaine Goodman Luria is an American politician and Navy veteran from the Commonwealth of Virginia has an estimated Net Worth arround $2.5 Million in 2021.
Luria served as a Navy officer for 20 years, operating nuclear reactors as an engineer, where she rose to the rank of commander.Luria was the first female American sailor to spend her entire career on combat ships.She commanded Assault Craft Unit TWO, a combat-ready unit of 400 sailors, from 2014 until her retirement in 2017.
She held a Passover seder on an aircraft carrier after 9/11.As of 2019, Luria's service was the longest active-duty tenure of any current member of the House Democratic Caucus.
U.S. House of Representatives -- Luria ran for the United States House of Representatives in Virginia's 2nd congressional district.In the June 10 Democratic primary, she garnered 62% of the vote, defeating Karen Mallard, who received 38%.In the general election, Luria defeated Republican incumbent Scott Taylor with 51% of the vote to Taylor's 49%.She carried six of the district's nine county-level jurisdictions, including all but one of the district's five independent cities. She also carried Taylor's hometown of Virginia Beach.
Luria ran for reelection.She defeated Taylor in a rematch with 51% of the vote. As in 2018, Luria carried six of the district's nine county-level jurisdictions, including all but one independent city. She was likely helped by Joe Biden carrying the district; notably, Biden carried Virginia Beach, the first Democrat to do so since 1964.
On Veterans Day 2019, Luria released a video announcing her support for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, which The Washington Post called "an unusual move for a moderate on the cusp of a tough reelection."During Trump's presidency, Luria voted in line with his stated position 11% of the time.As of September 2021, she had voted in line with Joe Biden's stated position 97.2% of the time.In February 2019, Luria introduced the Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2019, which increased the cost of living adjustments (COLAs) made to veterans.It earned bipartisan support and passed in September 2019.