Betty Sutton

Betty Sue Sutton ( born July 31, 1963 in Barberton, Ohio) is an American politician of the Democratic Party. From 3 January 2007 to January 3, 2013 she was a member of the House of Representatives of the United States for the 13th Congressional District of the State of Ohio.

In the 2012 election she defeated her competitor Jim Renacci.


Betty Sutton was born in Barberton in the U.S. state of Ohio. After visiting the public schools of her native town, she studied political science at Kent State University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts. Your Juris Doctor she graduated from the University of Akron. In 1990 she was elected to the city council of Barberton. She was elected to the House of Representatives from Ohio in 1993. She is at an age of 28 years at that time still the youngest ever elected MP. She remained deputy until 2000. After she resigned from the House of Representatives their home country, she worked as a lawyer.

As the successor of Sherrod Brown Sutton was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2006. Since January 2007, she represented the 13th district of Ohio. Your seat or her defense in 2008 and 2010. She is a member of the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Natural Resources.

Betty Sutton is married to Doug Corwon and lives in Copley Township.