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Cassie Baloue is Miss District of Columbia USA 2023

Washington, DC

2nd runner-up Miss DC USA 2022, Semi-finalist Miss Virginia USA 2021

Top 20 at Miss USA 2023

Cassie Baloue was crowned Miss DC USA on 15 April 2023 and represented the District at Miss USA 2023 in Reno, Nevada.  A native of California with roots in Trinidad and Tobago, Cassie works as the Digital Press Secretary for Rep. Eric Swalwell.

2023 bio:

Miss District of Columbia USA 2023 is Cassie Baloue (She/ Her/ Hers). She was crowned on April 15, 2023 at the historic Lincoln Theatre in northwest Washington DC and will represent the District of Columbia at the 2023 Miss USA Pageant.

Cassie is a digital press secretary in the United States House of Representatives working for Representative Eric Swalwell of California’s 14th Congressional District. She previously interned with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and was awarded the Achievement Award from long-time House Representative Sheila Jackson Lee of the Texas’s 18th Congressional District. Her life ambition is to obtain a Master’s degree in Public Policy and become a political strategist who advocates for social issues.

Cassie dedicates her time to her community. She founded Cancer Collections, a panelist series that promotes cancer awareness, and partners with organizations to help educate communities on the early signs and symptoms of cancer with the goal of enabling more people with cancer symptoms to seek treatment at earlier stages. Cassie is proud to have advocated for the “Find It Early Act” introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2022, which would ensure all health insurance plans cover screening and diagnostic breast imaging with no out-of-pocket costs for women at higher risk for breast cancer. Cassie is also a Legislative Ambassador with the American Cancer Society and recently joined forces with with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as a fundraiser for their Visionaries of the Year campaign.

Cassie is a signed model with Kingsley Model Management and a member of the non- partisan organization Women in Government Relations. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California Merced and is a member of Delta Gamma sorority.

Miss USA pageant photos

Competing in the Miss USA pageant is once-in-a-lifetime event few get to experience. Here are Cassie’s official Miss USA photos.

State pageant photos

The on-stage moments, the tension of the final two and the glory of the crowning, here are Cassie’s state pageant photos.

Professional photos

Lights, camera, action!  Professional photoshoots are one of the perks that comes from winning a title.

Candid & Appearance photos

From events straight after her crowning to her final appearances before she passes on her crown, here’s a look at all the appearances Cassie has made during her reign, as well as other candid photos during her year.

Previous pageant photos

Cassie was a semi-finalist in Virginia in 2021 then finished second runner-up to Faith Porter at Miss DC USA 2022.

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