Candidate Details

Karen Bass

House - Incumbent

Congresswoman Karen Bass was re-elected to her fourth term representing California’s 37th congressional district in November 2016. Rep. Karen Bass has represented California’s 37th Congressional District since 2010. The Congresswoman serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee where she is Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations as well as on the House Judiciary Committee. In 2015, Rep. Bass traveled to Israel on a Congressional Delegation Mission and has been an outspoken advocate of the two-state solution. The Congresswoman serves as the 2nd Vice Chair for the Congressional Black Caucus in the 115th Congress, and made history as California‚Äôs first African American woman State Assembly Speaker.