Character Name: Elizabeth Byrd
Home State: Georgia
Previous Job: Government (Lobbyist, Community Organizer, Former Cabinet Secretary, Agency head, or lower rank)
Date of Birth: 02/09/1944
Race / Ethnicity: Black or African-American
Religion: Protestant Christian
Wealth: Working Class
Are you married?: Yes
How many children do you have?: 3
Byrd was born in Atlanta, Georgia, during the early months of 1944, to James and Belinda Byrd, a postman and a housekeeper respectively. As an African-American in the deep south, opportunity in the earlier stages of her life were limited, and she has no university education. Twenty at the date of the conformation of the Civil Rights Act, she had been, and continued to be, a tireless local and regional campaigner against the injustices and prejudices that plagued the system for African-Americans.
As a community organiser, she only joined the Democrats in early 1980, and campaigned wholeheartedly for Jimmy Carter. She has backed Democrats ever since.
She has been the Representative for Georgia's 13th district since its creation in 2003.
She is married to Fred Jones, and they have three children.
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