Glenn Nye

Glenn Carlyle Nye III ( born September 9, 1974 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American politician. Between 2009 and 2011 he represented the state of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Glenn Nye attended Norfolk Academy in Virginia, and then studied until 1996 at Georgetown University in Washington DC He then worked for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, who cares mainly about the future of the former Eastern Bloc countries. Since 2001 he has worked in international missions for the U.S. State Department. He was used among other things in Kosovo, Macedonia, Afghanistan, Singapore and the Middle East. Politically, he joined the Democratic Party.

In the congressional elections of 2008, Nye was elected in the second district of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, where he became the successor of Thelma Drake on January 3, 2009. As he said Republican Scott Rigell defeated in 2010, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until January 3, 2011. He was a member of the Armed Services Committee, the Committee on Small Business and Veterans Committee, and in a total of six subcommittees. Within the party he belongs to the Blue Dog Coalition. Among other things, he voted against the Clean Energy and Security Act and the Affordable Health Care for America Act.