12 Facts About Amy Vilela


Amy Lynnette Vilela was born on 1974 or 1975 and is an American politician from the state of Nevada.


Amy Vilela worked as an accountant before becoming an advocate for single-payer healthcare, known as Medicare for All, after her daughter was turned away from a hospital and died of a heart attack because the hospital thought she lacked health insurance.


Amy Vilela's father was an ironworker and her mother was a secretary.


Amy Vilela ended up homeless while raising her children, and used public assistance.


Amy Vilela earned a bachelor's degree in business and accounting from Park University in Missouri.


Amy Vilela became the chief financial officer of the Tammy Lynn Center, a nonprofit organization serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


Amy Vilela then became the chief financial officer at Foresee Consulting, a construction management consulting firm.

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In 2018, Amy Vilela ran in the Democratic Party primary election for the United States House of Representatives for, which was held by Ruben Kihuen.


Amy Vilela met Kihuen at a forum in 2017, where he declined to support Medicare for All.


In January 2021, Amy Vilela announced that she would run for in the 2022 elections, held by fellow Democrat Dina Titus.


Amy Vilela married David, a United States Air Force officer, in 2009.


Amy Vilela had presented to Centennial Hills Hospital with the symptoms of a deep vein thrombosis.