Tessa Hafen (D) ran for Congress from the 3rd District of Nevada, but lost to the incumbent, see Nevada U.S. House election, 2006. For the last eight years, she has worked as a staffer for Sen. Harry Reid.
She is a native of Henderson, where her father has served on the city council for 20 years. She is married.
- Tessa Hafen for Congress - campaign website.