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

    Congresswoman Alma Adams was first elected to represent North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District in a special election in 2014. The…

  • 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. She made history…

  • Ami Bera

    D, CA 7

    Congressman Ami Bera has represented California’s Seventh Congressional District since 2013. Prior to his election to Congress, Rep. Bera had…

  • 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…

  • Sanford Bishop

    D, GA 2

    Since 1993, Congressman Sanford Bishop has represented Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District. Congressman Bishop sits on the influential House Appropriations Committee.…

  • Earl Blumenauer

    D, OR 03

    Congressman Earl Blumenauer was first elected to represent Oregon's Third Congressional District in 1996. Rep. Blumenauer was born, raised, and…

  • Suzanne Bonamici

    D, OR 1

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

  • Julia Brownley

    D, CA 26

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley has represented California’s 26th Congressional District since 2013, having won three successive re-election campaigns. Before running for…

  • Cheri Bustos

    D, IL 17

    Congresswoman Cheri Bustos has represented lllinois' 17th Congressional District since 2013. The Congresswoman's defeat of Tea Party Republican Bobby Schilling…

  • GK Butterfield

    D, NC 1

    Since 2004, Representative G. K. Butterfield Jr. has represented North Carolina’s 1st Congressional District in the United States Congress. Prior…

  • Salud Carbajal

    D, CA 24

    Formerly the three-term supervisor of Santa Barbara County, Salud Carbajal was elected to Congress as the Representative for California’s 24th…

  • 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

    Congressman Matt Cartwright is serving his fourth term representing Pennsylvania’s 8th Congressional District in the House of Representatives. Prior to…

  • Katherine Clark

    D, MA 5

    Congresswoman Katherine Clark has represented Massachusetts’s 5th district in Washington since her victory in a 2013 special election, having been…

  • Yvette Clarke

    D, NY 9

    Congresswoman Yvette Clarke was elected to represent New York’s Ninth Congressional district in 2006 after a six-year career in the…

  • Willliam Lacy Clay

    D, MO 1

    Representative William Lacy Clay was first elected to represent Missouri’s 1st Congressional District in 2000, succeeding his father, William Lacy…

  • Emanuel Cleaver

    D, MO 5

    Rep. Emanuel Cleaver was first elected to Congress in 2004 and serves as the representative from Missouri's 5th Congressional District.…

  • James Clyburn

    D, SC 6th

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

  • Steve Cohen

    D, TN 09

    Rep. Steve Cohen was first elected to represent Tennessee's 9th Congressional District in 2006 as the state’s first Jewish congressman.…

  • Bonnie Watson Coleman

    D, NJ 12

    Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman was first elected in 2014 to represent New Jersey’s 12th Congressional District. A lifelong public servant,…

  • Gerry Connolly

    D, VA 11

    Representative Gerry Connolly is a six-term Congressman representing Virginia’s 11th district, which he won in 2018 with over seventy percent…

  • Elijah Cummings

    D, MD 7

    Rep. Elijah Cummings has represented Maryland’s Seventh Congressional District since 1997. Rep. Cummings began his career of public service in…

  • Danny Davis

    D, IL 7

    First elected to the House of Representatives Congress in 1996, Congressman Danny Davis represents Illinois' 7th Congressional District and has…

  • Peter DeFazio

    D, OR 4

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

  • Diana DeGette

    D, CO 1

    Rep. Diana DeGette represents Colorado's First Congressional District, which encompasses the Denver metro area. Rep. DeGette served two terms in…

  • Suzan DelBene

    D, WA 1

    Congresswoman Suzan DelBene won election to represent Washington’s 1st Congressional District in 2012, defeating Tea Party darling and Snohomish County…

  • Mark DeSaulnier

    D, CA 11

    Representative Mark DeSaulnier has represented California’s 11th Congressional District since 2015.  A former small business owner, Rep. DeSaulnier has been…

  • 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

    Congressman Mike Doyle has represented Pennsylvania’s 18th district in Washington since 1995. Before serving in Congress, Doyle worked as chief…

  • Anna Eshoo

    D, CA 18

    Congresswoman Anna Eshoo was first elected in 1992 to represent California’s 14th Congressional District, which encompasses most of Silicon Valley.…

  • Bill Foster

    D, IL 11

    Congressman Bill Foster represent has represented Illinois’ 11th Congressional District since 2013, and has served in Congress in 2009, previously…

  • 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

    Congressman Al Green has represented Texas’s Ninth Congressional District since 2005. A veteran civil rights advocate, Rep. Green spent over…

  • Raul M. Grijalva

    D, AZ 3

    Representative Raul Grijalva is serving his tenth term representing Arizona’s 3rd Congressional District. Born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, Rep.…

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

  • Hank Johnson

    D, GA 4

    Representative Hank Johnson is a progressive Democrat running for his eighth term in service serving Georgia’s 4th Congressional District. Prior…

  • Marcy Kaptur

    D, OH 9

    Since 1983, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur has represented Ohio’s Ninth Congressional District. She serves on the powerful House Appropriations Committee, where…

  • Robin Kelly

    D, IL 2

    Congresswoman Robin Kelly won a special election in 2013 to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. as the representative of Illinois' 2nd…

  • Joe Kennedy

    D, MA 4

    Congressman Joe Kennedy proudly represents the fourth Congressional District of Massachusetts. Currently serving his fourth term, Rep. Kennedy has dedicated…

  • Dan Kildee

    D, MI 5

    Congressman Dan Kildee represents Michigan’s Fifth Congressional District, which encompasses Flint, Saginaw, and Bay City.  Before serving in Congress, Rep.…

  • Ron Kind

    D, WI 3

    Congressman Ron Kind has represented Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District since 1997. Prior to his election to the House of Representatives,…

  • Derek Kilmer

    D, WA 6

    Congressman 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

    Congresswoman Annie Kuster was first elected to represent New Hampshire’s Second Congressional District in 2012, narrowly winning this swingy district…

  • 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.

  • Brenda Lawrence

    D, MI 14

    Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence was first elected to represent Michigan’s 14th Congressional District in 2014, after narrowly winning a hotly-contested Democratic…

  • Barbara Lee

    D, CA 13

    Congresswoman Barbara Lee has represented California’s Ninth Congressional District since 1998, and in 2012 won election to represent California’s new…

  • John Lewis

    D, GA 5

    Rep. John Lewis has represented Georgia's 5th Congressional District since 1987. Recognized as one of the “Big Six” leaders of…

  • Zoe Lofgren

    D, CA 19

    Representative 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

    Congressman Alan Lowenthal was first elected to represent California's 47th Congressional District in 2012. After teaching psychology at California State…

  • Betty McCollum

    D, MN 4

    Congresswoman Betty McCollum has represented Minnesota's Fourth Congressional District, which includes the St. Paul, since 2001. Before winning election to…

  • Jim McGovern

    D, MA 2

    A Capitol Hill veteran, Representative Jim McGovern worked for years as a congressional aide before first winning election to Congress…

  • Jerry McNerney

    D, CA 9

    Congressman Jerry McNerney has represented California's 9th Congressional District since 2007. A recognized expert in the fields of energy, telecommunications…

  • Gregory Meeks

    D, NY 5

    Congressman Gregory Meeks has represented New York’s 5th Congressional District since 1998. In Congress, Rep. Meeks serves on the House…

  • Gwen Moore

    D, WI 4

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

  • Richard Neal

    D, MA 1

    Congressman Richard Neal has represented Massachusetts’ First Congressional District since 1989. A lifelong public servant, he previously served as the…

  • 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 Seventh Congressional District in 2006, when he won an impressive victory in…

  • Scott Peters

    D, CA 52

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

  • Chellie Pingree

    D, ME 1

    Congresswoman Chellie Pingree was elected in 2008 as the first woman to represent Maine's First Congressional District. Before her election…

  • Mark Pocan

    D, WI 2

    Congressman 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, Congressman David Price has served as the representative of North Carolina's Fourth Congressional District. Rep. Price got his…

  • Jamie Raskin

    D, MD 8

    Congressman Jamie Raskin won an election to serve as the representative for Maryland's 8th Congressional District in 2016, and was…

  • Linda Sanchez

    D, CA 38

    Congresswoman Linda Sanchez has represented California’s 38th Congressional District since 2003. Rep. Sanchez serves on the powerful House Ways and…

  • Janice Schakowsky

    D, IL 9

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

  • Adam Smith

    D, WA 9

    Congressman Adam Smith has represented Washington’s Ninth Congressional District since 1997. He first ran for office in 1990, when he…

  • Jackie Speier

    D, CA 14

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

  • Eric Swalwell

    D, CA 15

    Since 2012, Congressman Eric Swalwell has represented California's 15th Congressional District. Prior to joining Congress, he worked as a deputy…

  • Mark Takano

    D, CA 41

    Congressman 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, representing California's Fifth Congressional District since 199. Thompson was born…

  • Paul Tonko

    D, NY 20

    Rep. Paul Tonko has served as the member of Congress for New York’s 20th Congressional District since 2009. Prior to…

  • Nydia Velazquez

    D, NY 7

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

  • Peter Welch

    D, VT At Large

    Representative Peter Welch is service his seventh term as Vermont’s at-large member of Congress. Before his election to Congress in…

  • John Yarmuth

    D, KY 3

    A six-time JStreetPAC endorsee, Rep. John Yarmuth was first elected to represent Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District in 2006. Prior to…