2016 House Endorsees

In 2016, JStreetPAC distributed a record $3.6 million to its 124 endorsed candidates for Congress, making it the largest pro-Israel PAC for the fifth cycle running. 99% of JStreetPAC-endorsed Members of Congress won reelection and not a single incumbent Iran deal supporter was unseated by a deal detractor. JStreetPAC is proud to have endorsed 110 House candidates in the 2016 election cycle.  To view a full list of our endorsees, click here.

  • Alma Adams

    D, NC 12

  • Pete Aguilar

    D, CA 31

    Rep. Pete Aguilar represents California's 31st Congressional District in Congress, elected in one of the closest races of the 2014…

  • Karen Bass

    D, CA 37

    Representative Karen Bass was re-elected to a fifth term representing California's 37th Congressional District in November 2018. The Congresswoman serves…

  • Ami Bera

    D, CA 7

    Congressman Ami Bera has represented California’s 7th Congressional District since 2012.  Prior to his election to Congress, Bera worked as…

  • Don Beyer

    D, VA 8

    Representative Don Beyer was first elected to represent Virginia’s 8th Congressional District in 2014, where he succeeded former Rep. Jim…

  • Suzanne Bonamici

    D, OR 1

    Rep. Suzanne Bonamici won a special election to represent Oregon's 1st Congressional District in 2012, which encompasses parts of Portland…

  • Julia Brownley

    D, CA 26

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley has represented California’s 26th Congressional District since 2013. During her time in Congress, Rep. Brownley has been an…

  • Cheri Bustos

    D, IL 17

  • Salud Carbajal

    D, CA 24

    Former Santa Barbara County Supervisor Salud Carbajal was elected in 2016 to succeed JStreetPAC endorsees Lois Capps in central California’s…

  • André Carson

    D, IN 7

    House Democratic Caucus Senior Whip and Democratic Steering and Policy Committee member Rep. André Carson is a reliable ally of pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans in Congress.

  • Matt Cartwright

    D, PA 8

    U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright is serving his fourth term representing Pennsylvania’s 8th Congressional District in the House of Representatives, after…

  • Katherine Clark

    D, MA 5

    Rep. Katherine Clark was elected to represent Massachusetts’ 5th Congressional District in a special election in 2013 to fill the…

  • Yvette Clarke

    D, NY 9

    Since 2007, Congresswoman Yvette Clarke has represented New York’s Ninth Congressional District. The Congresswoman has been a reliable source of…

  • James Clyburn

    D, SC 6th

    For over twenty years, Rep. Jim Clyburn has represented South Carolina’s 6th Congressional District in the House of Representatives. Clyburn…

  • Steve Cohen

    D, TN 09

  • Gerry Connolly

    D, VA 11

    Rep. Gerry Connolly is running for his sixth term representing Virginia’s 11th Congressional District. Before being elected to Congress in…

  • Susan Davis

    D, CA 53

    Rep. Susan Davis was first elected to Congress in 2000 as the representative from California's 53rd Congressional District. During the…

  • Danny Davis

    D, IL 7

  • Peter DeFazio

    D, OR 4

    Rep. Peter DeFazio is Oregon’s longest serving member in the House of Representatives. The Congressman was first elected to represent…

  • Mark DeSaulnier

    D, CA 11

    Rep. Mark DeSaulnier is running for his third term representing California 11th Congressional District.  A former small business owner, Rep.…

  • Debbie Dingell

    D, MI 12

    A leading voice for the two-state solution, Rep. Dingell represents the largest Arab-American community in the United States.

  • Lloyd Doggett

    D, TX 35

    First elected to Congress in 1995, Rep. Lloyd Doggett represents Texas’s 35th Congressional District which spans from San Antonio to…

  • Mike Doyle

    D, PA 18

    Rep. Mike Doyle is seeking reelection in Pennsylvania's 14th District and has been a member of Congress since 1995. Pennsylvania's…

  • Anna Eshoo

    D, CA 18

    Rep. Anna Eshoo was first elected in 1992 to represent California’s 14th Congressional District and has established a reputation as…

  • Bill Foster

    D, IL 11

    Rep. Bill Foster was first elected to Congress in 2008 as the representative of Illinois' 14th Congressional District. Since 2012,…

  • John Garamendi

    D, CA 3

    Congressman John Garamendi currently represents California’s 3rd District in Washington, but has been in public service in some form or…

  • Al Green

    D, TX 9

  • Raul M. Grijalva

    D, AZ 3

    Rep. Raul Grijalva is running for his ninth term representing Arizona’s 3rd Congressional District. Born and raised in Tucson, Arizona,…

  • Denny Heck

    D, WA 10

    Rep. Denny Heck is an advocate of strong bipartisan support for the US-Israel alliance, and says US leadership towards a two-state solution is more important now than ever.

  • Jared Huffman

    D, CA 2

    Rep. Jared Huffman first won election to represent California’s 2nd Congressional District in 2012. Prior to his election to the…

  • Eddie Bernice Johnson

    D, TX 30

    Since 1992, Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson has represented Texas’s 30th Congressional District, which spans the Dallas metropolitan area. The Congresswoman…

  • Robin Kelly

    D, IL 2

    Rep. Robin Kelly won a special election in 2013 to replace former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. as the representative of…

  • Joe Kennedy

    D, MA 4

    Congressman Joe Kennedy III proudly represents the 4th Congressional District of Massachusetts, a diverse district that stretches from the suburbs…

  • Dan Kildee

    D, MI 5

    First elected in 2012, Rep. Dan Kildee represents Michigan’s 5th Congressional District, which encompasses Flint, Saginaw and Bay City. Before…

  • Derek Kilmer

    D, WA 6

    Rep. Derek Kilmer was first elected to represent Washington's 6th Congressional District in 2012. Prior to his election to Congress,…

  • Annie Kuster

    D, NH 2

    Rep. Annie Kuster represents New Hampshire’s 2nd Congressional District, which includes Nashua and Concord. A five-time JStreetPAC endorsee, Rep. Kuster…

  • Jim Langevin

    D, RI 2

    Rep. Langevin, a member of the Democratic leadership in the House, has been a consistent and reliable ally of Israel.

  • Barbara Lee

    D, CA 13

    Rep. Barbara Lee has represented California’s 9th Congressional District since 1998 and won election to represent California’s new 13th District,…

  • John Lewis

    D, GA 5

  • Dave Loebsack

    D, IA 2

    Rep. Dave Loebsack has represented Iowa's 2nd Congressional District since 2007, covering the cities of Iowa City and Cedar Rapids.…

  • Zoe Lofgren

    D, CA 19

    Rep. Zoe Lofgren has represented California’s 16th Congressional District since 1994. Prior to her election to Congress, Rep. Lofgren served…

  • Alan Lowenthal

    D, CA 47

    Rep. Alan Lowenthal was first elected to represent California's 47th Congressional District in 2012. A retired university professor, Rep. Lowenthal…

  • Gwen Moore

    D, WI 4

    For over a decade, Rep. Gwen Moore has represented Wisconsin' 4th Congressional District which encompasses Milwaukee and its working-class suburbs…

  • Donald Payne Jr.

    D, NJ 10

    Congressman Donald Payne Jr., the Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, has represented New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District since 2012.

  • Ed Perlmutter

    D, CO 7

    Congressman Perlmutter was first elected to represent Colorado’s 7th Congressional District in 2006, when he won an impressive victory in…

  • Scott Peters

    D, CA 52

    Rep. Scott Peters has represented California's 52nd Congressional District since 2012. Prior to his career in Congress, Rep. Peters worked…

  • Mark Pocan

    D, WI 2

    Rep. Mark Pocan was first elected to represent Wisconsin’s 2nd Congressional District in 2012. Born and raised in Kenosha, Wisconsin,…

  • David Price

    D, NC 4

    Since 1987, Rep. David Price has served as the representative of North Carolina's 4th Congressional District. Rep. Price got his…

  • Jamie Raskin

    D, MD 8

    Jamie Raskin won election to serve as the representative for Maryland's 8th Congressional District in 2016. Raskin is a former…

  • Linda Sanchez

    D, CA 38

    Congresswoman Linda Sanchez has represented California’s 38th Congressional District since 2003. Sanchez has been a reliable ally of J Street.…

  • Janice Schakowsky

    D, IL 9

    Rep. Jan Schakowsky was first elected to represent Illinois' 9th Congressional District in 1998. Serving in the House Democratic Leadership…

  • Adam Smith

    D, WA 9

    Rep. Adam Smith has represented Washington’s 9th Congressional District since 1997. After working as an attorney, in 1990, he ran…

  • Jackie Speier

    D, CA 14

    Rep. Jackie Speier is running for her sixth full term in Congress representing California's 14th Congressional District. Prior to her…

  • Mark Takano

    D, CA 41

    Rep. Mark Takano was first elected to represent California’s 41st Congressional District in 2012. Prior to winning election to Congress,…

  • Mike Thompson

    D, CA 5

    Rep. Mike Thompson is serving his tenth term in Congress, and has represented California's 5th Congressional District since 2012. Thompson…

  • Paul Tonko

    D, NY 20

    Rep. Paul Tonko was first elected to represent New York’s 21st Congressional District in 2008 and won election to represent…

  • Nydia Velazquez

    D, NY 7

    Since 1993, Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez has represented the people of New York City. Velázquez’s district, New York’s 7th Congressional District,…

  • Peter Welch

    D, VT At Large

    Rep. Peter Welch is a progressive Democrat running for his seventh term representing Vermont’s lone congressional district. Before his election to…