Brendan Smialowski, Agence France-Presse
33, Florida — 3, R
A constitutional conservative and the youngest Republican woman elected to Congress in 2020. Kat grew up on a cattle ranch and serves on the board of her local Friends of the Alachua County NRA.
Kat continued her family’s small business legacy in monuments and commercial sandblasting. In 2011, her family lost their cattle ranch and, after being homeless, was contacted by Congressman Ted Yoho’s office to come work for him. After joining the team in 2011, Kat ended up serving as Chief of Staff. She and her husband also founded the non-profit organization, ‘The Grit Foundation’ to support law enforcement, first responders, and veterans.
Photo: Cornell Capa, JFK Library
44, California — 21, R