Candidate Details

Zoe Lofgren

House - Incumbent

Representative Zoe Lofgren has represented California’s 16th Congressional District since 1994. Prior to her election to Congress, Rep. Lofgren served on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors from 1981 to 1994 and worked on the staff of her predecessor, Rep. Don Edwards, from 1970 to 1978. In Congress, she chairs the California Democratic Congressional Delegation and serves on the Judiciary Committee, the Committee on Science, Space & Technology, and the Committee on House Administration.

Rep. Lofgren has been a strong supporter of J Street’s legislative priorities, backing continued aid to both Israel and the Palestinian Authority.  She was an early cosponsor of House Resolution 326, which reaffirms Congress’s commitment to two-state solution and opposes settlement expansion and annexation.