Raja (Raja) Krishnamoorthi (D-08)

US Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi

Raja (Raja) Krishnamoorthi (D-08)
Web Site - Twitter

Capitol: 202.225.3711
FAX: 202.225.7830
District: 847.413.1959
Room 2367 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-1308
1701 East Woodfield Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Residence:Schaumburg, IL

Committee Assignments

FC MemberCongressional Citizen Legislature Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Middle Class Jobs Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Solar Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Caucus to End the Youth Vaping Epidemic
RM MemberHouse Select Committee on the Strategic Competition Between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party
Co-ChairCOVID-19 Global Vaccination Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Distracted Driving Awareness
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Energy Policy, and Regulatory Affairs
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Central Intelligence Agency
FC MemberHouse Tech Accountability Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Candy Caucus
FC MemberTransatlantic Friends of Israel Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Sri Lanka and Sri Lankan Americans
MemberHouse Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
MemberHouse Committee on Oversight and Accountability
FC MemberLyme Disease Caucus
FC MemberCooperative Business Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Dietary Supplement Caucus
FC MemberCongressional New Americans Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Blockchain Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic
FC MemberGreat Lakes Task Force (Joint)
FC MemberMunicipal Finance Caucus
FC MemberHouse Quiet Skies Caucus
Ranking MemberCongressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC)
FC MemberFriends of a Free, Democratic, and Stable Syria Caucus
Co-Vice ChairCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Equality Caucus
FC MemberAhmadiyya Muslim Caucus
FC MemberCommunity College Caucus
FC MemberHouse Manufacturing Caucus
FC MemberHouse General Aviation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Childhood Cancer Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Manufactured Housing Caucus
FC MemberCongressional #FutureForum Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force
FC MemberUnexploded Ordnance (UXO)/Demining Caucus
FC MemberIndia Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Travel and Tourism Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Career and Technical Education Caucus (CTE)
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Armenian Issues
FC MemberCoalition for Autism Research and Education (CARE)
FC MemberCongressional Rare Disease Caucus
FC MemberSustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC)
FC MemberHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Fire Services Caucus
FC MemberBlack Maternal Health Caucus
FC MemberNew Democrat Coalition (NDC)
FC MemberCongressional Arts Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Animal Protection Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Gun Violence Prevention Task Force


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: 2024
Spouse: Priya   DOB: 7/19/1973
Counties Representing