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Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill.

Member of the House (1st term)

Democrat



Biography

District: Illinois - 8th District
Political Highlights: Ill. Housing Development Authority, 2005-07; Ill. special assistant attorney general, 2006-07; Ill. deputy treasurer, 2007-09; sought Democratic nomination for Ill. comptroller, 2010; sought Democratic nomination for U.S. House, 2012
Born: July 19, 1973; New Delhi, India
Residence: Schaumburg
Religion: Hindu
Family: Wife, Priya Krishnamoorthi; three children
Education: Princeton U., B.S.E. 1991-95; Harvard U., J.D. 1997-00
Elected: 2016
Committee Assignments: Education & the Workforce (Higher Education and Workforce Development; Workforce Protections); Oversight & Government Reform (Health Care, Benefits & Administrative Rules - Ranking Member; Information Technology)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: th ranked House Democrat
Twitter: 7,347 followers
State Clout: Illinois is 16th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

2012 Election Results