92nd General Assembly


Rep. Yaphett El-Amin, a Democrat, represents part of St. Louis City (District 57) in the Missouri House of Representatives.She was elected to the House in November 2002.


Rep. El-Amin is active in various civic and community organizations advocating for issues impacting seniors, children, and the poor working.She has served as the Democratic Committeewoman in the 1st Ward since 1997.


Rep. El-Amin holds a bachelorís degree in political science from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and is pursuing a masterís in public administration from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.


Born March 30, 1971 in St. Louis, Rep. El-Amin resides there with her husband, Talibdan El-Amin.They have one son:Hasan.