Candidate Details

Judy Chu

House - Incumbent

Congresswoman Judy Chu has served the people of northern Los Angeles in Congress for over a decade. First running in the 32nd Congressional District in a 2009 special election to fill the seat of a cabinet appointee, Rep. Chu won with more than 60 percent of the vote. She was re-elected in 2010, and after being redistricted to the 27th Congressional District, proceeded to win four more terms in office. She is the first Chinese-American woman elected to Congress. In Congress, Rep. Chu serves on the powerful House Ways and Means Committee and on the House Small Business Committee.

First endorsed by JStreetPAC in 2016, Congresswoman Chu has been a champion of J Street’s issues. She has been an unwavering supporter of the two-state solution and of a diplomacy-focused foreign policy. Over the last legislative session, Rep. Chu she signed on to four separate letters of concern on Iran and Israel, and she refused to sign two unconstitutional bills criminalizing the nonviolent BDS movement. This session, she cosponsored H.Res. 326, reaffirming Congress’s support for a two-state solution and opposing annexation and settlement expansion.