Lisa Murkowski is a woman that has politics running in her veins. She was born into a political family. The father being a Senator and latter leaving an uncompleted term to become governor. Lisa rose on the benevolence of her father who left his uncompleted term for her daughter to represent Alaska. She was once majority leader in the House of Representatives. She completed her father’s tenure and won her own full term in the elections that followed in 2004.
Lisa is an Amazon and a fighter. She is a Senior Senator that belongs to the Republican Party. She lost the nomination of her party in 2010; but a dogged fighter that she is will not give in easily. Lisa contested as a write-in Candidate and won; the second in U.S history, coming second only to Strom Thurmond of 1954 electoral contest.
Lisa was born on the 2nd of May 1957 in the Ketchikan territory of Alaska, U.S. She was the biological child of Nancy Rena (née Gore) and Frank Murkowski. She is an economist by professional training. Murkowski is happily married to Verne Martell. Their union is blessed with two children-Nicholas and Matthew. It has not been a roller coaster ride for Lisa on the political turf; she had many electoral battles and she won all- one was in a contest against a onetime governor.
Lisa earned her B.A economics degree from Georgetown University. For her J.D, Lisa earned that in 1985 from Willamette University College of law.
Lisa is worth $1.7 million dollars as at December 12th 2011.
She is the chairperson of a sub-committee and a full committee. Lisa belongs to four full committees.
Quite a number of awards have come the way of Lisa in her action packed political career. She is a recipient of the MacArthur Foundation award.
- Occupation: Politician.
- Age: 59.
- Date of Birth: 22-05-1957.
- Place of Birth: Ketchikan territory of Alaska, U.S.
- Gender: Female.
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- Weight in kg: Not available.
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- Parents: Nancy Rena (née Gore) and Frank Murkowski.
- Siblings: Nicholas and Matthew.
- Measurements: Not given.
- Spouse: Verne Martell.
- Ethnicity/Race: American
- Nationality: American.