Stephanie Tubbs Jones, the first African American woman in Congress from Ohio, has died.

A Cleveland Clinic official says Democratic U.S. Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones of Ohio has died. Clinic spokeswoman Eileen Sheil says Tubbs Jones died at 6:12 p.m. Wednesday after suffering a brain hemorrhage caused by an aneurysm that burst and left her with limited brain function.

Women’s Voices for Change sends our thoughts to her family and constituents. We all have lost a powerful voice for women. Here is the Congresswoman’s bio. And here is how she felt about the upcoming election.

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