The Oakland Press: “Seniors for Slotkin” supporting Elissa Slotkin in Michigan’s 8th Congressional District

Read more here. A group of 70 seniors living in Michigan’s 8th Congressional District have formed a bipartisan group called “Seniors for Slotkin” in support of Elissa Slotkin. The district’s democratic nominee is [...]

WHMI: Group Of Area Veterans Endorse Slotkin

Read more here. A group of veterans from the 8th Congressional District, including Livingston County, have come out in support of Democrat Elissa Slotkin in her race to unseat Republican Congressman Mike Bishop. “Veterans for Slotkin” is a [...]

Rochester Gazette: Slotkin and Sen. Peters Host Veterans Roundtable in Rochester

Read more here. Democratic contender for U.S. House of Representatives District 8 Elissa Slotkin and Senator Gary Peters held a roundtable discussion at Rochester Community House on Monday to discuss veterans issues. Slotkin and Peters [...]


Oakland Press: National Security Leaders: “Electing a new kind of leader”

Read more here. We have all served this country. We have served in uniform, at U.S. Embassies abroad, and in the ranks of our intelligence and defense communities. We have spent our careers working to advance America’s security under both [...]

Lansing State Journal: Elissa Slotkin is the best choice for 8th District Congress

Read more here. Elissa Slotkin may be a political rookie, but she’s not a newcomer to Washington or public service. The U.S. House 8th District candidate served three tours in Iraq with the Central Intelligence Agency before working in [...]

The Oakland Press: Congressional candidate Elissa Slotkin opening campaign office in northern Oakland County

From The Oakland Press. Elissa Slotkin will be celebrating the opening of her Rochester campaign office on Friday, June 15. Slotkin is seeking Michigan’s 8th Congressional District seat, which is currently held by U.S. Rep. Mike Bishop, [...]

Detroit Free Press: Joe Biden endorses Elissa Slotkin for Congress

From Detroit Free Press. Elissa Slotkin, a former Defense Department official and intelligence analyst from Holly, has gotten the endorsement of former Vice President Joe Biden in her race to unseat U.S. Rep. Mike Bishop, R-Rochester. [...]


WHMI: 8th District Congressional Candidate Seeks Input During Business Canvass

Read more here. A candidate for Congress in Michigan’s 8th District spoke with community members and local business owners while canvassing downtown Brighton, discussing the need for action in their areas of concern. Democrat Elissa [...]


Elissa Slotkin in The Detroit News: The danger of Trump’s Helsinki comments

From Detroit News I have spent my career working to protect our country. I served for 14 years in the intelligence and defense communities. I served three tours in Iraq while I was in the CIA, and I have served proudly under both [...]


Detroit Free Press Endorses Elissa Slotkin

From Detroit Free Press Stevens, Slotkin offer Dems best chance to flip red seats ELISSA SLOTKIN is among the most well-qualified newcomers running in any congressional contest this year, and we recommend her enthusiastically to Democratic [...]


WILX: Elissa Slotkin Rolls Out Campaign Finance Reform and Government Accountability Platform

From WILX. LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – Congressional Candidate Elissa Slotkin has won the democratic nomination for the states 8th District, which includes parts of Lansing and Howell. “I’m proud to have earned the votes of so many [...]


Elissa Featured on “Morning Joe”

From MSNBC. Reporter Heidi Przybyla breaks down the battle for Michigan’s 8th Congressional district and why candidate Elissa Slotkin, who is running against Rep. Mike Bishop, isn’t the typical Democrat.


Elissa featured on CNN’s Erin Burnett “Out Front”

From CNN A record number of women are running for office in the 2018 midterm elections. CNN’s Kyung Lah learns many of them say they’re fueled out of frustration with President Donald Trump. What makes her think as a political [...]


Hot dogs, the CIA, and Congress

From Detroit Metro Times Elissa Slotkin, who is waging an extremely impressive campaign for the Democratic nomination for a seat in Congress, was once a proud CIA agent who served three tours of duty in Iraq. Once, that alone would have [...]


Elissa referenced on MSNBC as strong candidate with record of service

Conor Lamb’s upset win in Pennsylvania’s 18th district, which Trump won by nearly 20 points, is promising news for Democrats running in tough districts this cycle. It also reflects a movement taking place on the ground right [...]


‘I want my voice heard’: Women plot runs for office in record numbers

Elissa Slotkin, a former Defense and intelligence official now running as a Democrat in Michigan’s eighth congressional district, says that women have also been activated to run because of congressional gridlock and what they view as an [...]


10 Women Running for Office to Watch in 2018

Rep Mike Bishop is being challenged by ex–Pentagon official Slotkin, a former CIA Middle East expert who served three tours in Iraq. She outraised Bishop by nearly $100,000 this past fall.

At least a dozen Obama-era officials are running in 2018 midterms

At least a dozen former Obama administration officials are challenging Republican incumbents for House seats across the country, including former acting Assistant Secretary of Defense Elissa Slotkin, who is running against Rep. Mike Bishop [...]


Who’s running for Congress in Michigan? Here’s what we know

Before returning home to Holly, Slotkin worked for years in the intelligence community, serving in Iraq as a CIA analyst and spending time in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

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