Raja (Raja) Krishnamoorthi (D-08)

US Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi

Raja (Raja) Krishnamoorthi (D-08)
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Capitol: 202.225.3711
FAX: 202.225.7830
District: 847.413.1959
Representative
Room 115 CHOB- Cannon House Office Building 25 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-1308
1701 East Woodfield Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Residence:Schaumburg, IL

Committee Assignments

FC MemberCongressional Citizen Legislature Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Solar Caucus
ChairmanHouse Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy
Co-ChairCongressional Middle Class Jobs Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Caucus to End the Youth Vaping Epidemic
FC MemberCongressional Candy Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Sri Lanka and Sri Lankan Americans
FC MemberLyme Disease Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Dietary Supplement Caucus
FC MemberHouse Tech Accountability Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Cooperative Business Caucus
FC MemberCongressional New Americans Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Environment
FC MemberHouse Quiet Skies Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Oversight and Reform
MemberHouse Select Investigative Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis
FC MemberBipartisan Taskforce to Combat the Heroin Epidemic
MemberHouse Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
FC MemberMunicipal Finance Caucus
FC MemberBlack Maternal Health Caucus
FC MemberFriends of a Free, Democratic, and Stable Syria Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Career and Technical Education Caucus (CTE)
Ranking MemberCongressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC)
Co-Vice ChairCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Equality Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Rare and Neglected Diseases Caucus
FC MemberHouse General Aviation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Armenian Issues
FC MemberCommunity College Caucus
FC MemberHouse Manufacturing Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Childhood Cancer Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Fire Services Caucus
FC MemberCoalition for Autism Research and Education (CARE)
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Travel and Tourism Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Animal Protection Caucus
FC MemberSustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC)
FC MemberCongressional Arts Caucus
FC MemberHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberNew Democrat Coalition (NDC)
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus

Bio

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi represents the 8th District of Illinois, which includes Chicago's west and northwest suburbs. He serves on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, the Committee on Oversight and Reform and as Chairman of its Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, Vice-Chair of the LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus, Co-Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Immigration Task Force, and as an Assistant Whip for the Democratic caucus. He also is the founder and Chairman of both the bipartisan Congressional Caucus to End the Youth Vaping Epidemic and the bipartisan Solar Caucus. Raja previously served in Illinois state government on the board of the Illinois Housing Development Authority, as a Special Assistant Attorney General in the office's anti-corruption unit, and as Deputy State Treasurer, before becoming president of small technology businesses in the Chicago area. He earned a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Princeton University, and received his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School. Raja and his wife, Priya, a physician, live in Schaumburg with their two sons and daughter.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2016    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Priya   DOB: 7/19/1973
Counties Representing
Cook
Lake
McHenry