Elaine (Elaine) Luria (D-02)

US Representative Elaine Luria

Elaine (Elaine) Luria (D-02)
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Capitol: 202.225.4215
FAX: 757.687.8298
District: 757.364.7631
Room 412 CHOB- Cannon House Office Building 25 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-4602
105 Professional Parkway
Yorktown, VA 23693
Residence:Virginia Beach, VA

Committee Assignments

ChairmanHouse Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
Co-ChairMilitary Sexual Assault and Prevention Caucus
ChairmanCongressional Offshore Wind Caucus
Co-ChairServicewomen and Women Veterans (SWWV) Congressional Caucus
Vice ChairHouse Committee on Armed Services
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
FC MemberCongressional Chesapeake Bay Watershed Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security
FC MemberPublic Shipyard Caucus
FC MemberTransatlantic Friends of Israel Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Solar Caucus
FC MemberAgritourism Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Veterans' Affairs
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Readiness
FC MemberU.S.-Philippines Friendship Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Fusion Energy Caucus
MemberHouse Select Committee to Investigate January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol
MemberWomen Veterans Task Force
FC MemberBipartisan Coalition for Combating Anti-Semitism
FC MemberCongressional Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Task Force
FC MemberCongressional Historically Black Colleges and Universities Caucus (HBCU)
FC MemberCongressional Shipbuilding Caucus
FC MemberHouse Oceans Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Homeland Security
FC MemberCongressional Small Business Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Independent Colleges Caucus
FC MemberProblem Solvers Caucus (No Labels)
FC MemberCongressional Gun Violence Prevention Task Force
FC MemberBipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force
FC MemberNational Guard and Reserve Components Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Historic Preservation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus for Women's Issues (House)
FC MemberCoalition for Autism Research and Education (CARE)
FC MemberNew Democrat Coalition (NDC)
FC MemberBlack Maternal Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Animal Protection Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Labor Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Equality Caucus


U.S. Rep. Elaine Luria represents Virginia's Second Congressional District. Prior to her election in 2018, Rep. Luria served two decades in the Navy, retiring at the rank of Commander. Rep. Luria served at sea on six ships as a nuclear-trained Surface Warfare Officer, deployed to the Middle East and Western Pacific, and culminated her Navy career by commanding a combat-ready unit of 400 sailors. Vice Chair of the House Armed Services Committee and a member the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Rep. Luria was one of the first women in the Navy's nuclear power program and among the first women to serve the entirety of her career in combatant ships. She serves on the House Armed Services Committee, where she is the committee's Vice Chair, the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, where she serves as Chair of the Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Subcommittee, and the House Committee on Homeland Security. Of all members in the House Democratic Caucus, she served the longest on active duty, having completed 20 years of active military service with the U.S. Navy. Rep. Luria graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and received a master's in engineering management from Old Dominion University.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Robert Blondin   DOB: 8/15/1975
Counties Representing
Hampton City
James City
Norfolk City
Poquoson City
Virginia Beach City
Williamsburg City